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Recognition Awards

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Resident & Graduate Student: Teaching, Service & Research Awards


  • Resident & Graduate Student Awards 2005



    Dr. Fernando Garcia

    The Class of 2005 awards the Outstanding House Officer Award to Anesthesia Resident, Dr. Fernando Garcia. April 2005






  • Resident & Graduate Student Awards 2004



    2004 Program in Neuroscience: Ph.D. Candidates in Neuroscience

    • Aaron Bartoo: Poncin Fellowship
    • Scott Bright: Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship & Poncin Fellowship
    • Travis Brown: WSU Graduate Scholars Award
    • James Costello: Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
    • John “Jack” Hershey: WSU Graduate Scholars Award
    • Nathaneal Huston: WSU Graduate Scholars Award
    • Reka Natarajan: WSU Graduate Scholars Award
    • Jim Peters: Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship & Poncin Fellowship
    • Evan Sleipness: Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship



    2004 Dept. of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology Ph.D. Candidate in Veterinary Science

    • Sunshine Lahmers
      Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
      Harriet B. Rigas Award, Outstanding Women in Graduate Studies
    • Briedi Treece (Gillespie)
      Poncin Fellowship



    The Class of 2004 awards the Outstanding House Officer Award to Agricultural Animal Medicine Resident, Dr. Allen, Andrew April 2004




  • Resident & Graduate Student Awards 2003



    Dr. Brian Murphy

    Dr. Brian Murphy Receives TA Excellence Award April 2003

    The Graduate and Professional Student Association conducts the GPSA TA Excellence Awards each year. The award is given to recognize and encourage excellence in teaching by graduate assistants. A total of eight awards are given: four to TA's who independently instructed lecture sections and four to TA's who performed support functions including grading, teaching lab sections, and leading tutorials.

    Dr. Murphy was the TA for VM546 Systemic Pathology course, where he taught the Gross Pathology lab, helped conduct the Diagnostic Challenges, and played cameo roles in lecture. He was nominated by faculty and a number of second year veterinary students.




    Resident Awards April 2003

    Chantal Rothschild

    Dr. Lynn A. George Scholarship

    Given in memory of Dr. Lynn A. George II to a graduate student in veterinary science who is studying a basic research problem.

    Chantal Rothschild




    Tamara Wills

    Dr. Richard L. Ott Endowment For Graduate Research In Small Animal Medicine

    Given to a veterinary graduate student actively engaged in small animal research.

    Tamara Wills




    Dr. Ghery Pettit And Dr. Jack Robinette Surgery Scholarship

    Dr. Ghery Pettit And Dr. Jack Robinette Surgery Scholarship

    Given to a resident in small animal surgery.

    Boel Fransson




    Sanjeev Gokhale

    Outstanding House Officer Award

    Given to the House Officer (intern or resident) chosen by the fourth year students based on his/her excellence in teaching, mentoring, acting as a role model and demonstrating compassion for clients and patients.

    Sanjeev Gokhale




    Program in Neuroscience 2003 Graduate Students Honors and Awards (January 2002 - February 2003)

    Ph.D. Candidates in Neuroscience

    • Jeremy Alt
      1. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship 
      2. National Institutes of Health Minority Supplement
    • Scott Bright
      Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
    • John Hershey
      WSU Graduate Scholars Award
    • Jim Peters
      Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
    • Janice Siegford
      Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
    • Evan Sleipness
      1. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
      2. WSU Graduate Scholars Award



    Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) 2003 Graduate Students Honors and Awards

    Ph.D. Candidate in Veterinary Science

    • Sunshine Lahmers
      Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
    • Briedi Treece
      Poncin Fellowship



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