Dr. Couto Dinner
August 4, 2012
Our guest of honor speaker will be the founder of OSU’s Greyhound Health and Wellness Program Dr. Guillermo Couto. The discussion will consist of Canine Cancer, Research and the Developments and Successes they have accomplished.
Dr. Guillermo Couto received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Buenos Aires University, Argentina in 1976 and served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology, Buenos Aires University from 1976-1981. Dr. Couto entered residency in Clinical Oncology from University of California-Davis from 1981 to 1983. He has acted as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the Ohio State University for 12 years. Dr. Couto was also editor-in-chief of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine from 1993-1998. He received the Norden Distinguished Teaching Award in 1986 and was the recipient of the BSAVA Bourgelat Award for Outstanding Contribution to Small Animal Practice in 2000. He has published over 300 scientific publications and book chapters in the areas of oncology, hematology, immunology and Greyhound medicine. Dr. Couto is currently a Professor at The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Couto’s research interests include clinical hematology, metastatic neoplasia, Chemotherapy, Hemostasis and greyhound medicine.