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Resident & Graduate Student Awards 2002



Graduate Students Honors and Awards (January 2001 - February 2002)

Program in Neuroscience

M.S. Candidate in Neuroscience

  • Chris Sanchez
    1. National Institutes of Health Minority Supplement
    2. Graduate School Scholar Award

Ph.D. Candidates in Neuroscience

  • Jeremy Alt
    1. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
    2. National Institutes of Health Minority Supplement
    3. 2001 Pharmacology-Toxicology/Neuroscience Graduate Research Day, 2nd Place Poster Presentation
  • Jim Peters
    1. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
  • Nicole Sanders
    1. 2000-2001 AFW Harriett B. Rigas Award, Honorable Mention
  • Sean Sanders
    1. Poncin Scholarship
    2. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
    3. 2001 College of Veterinary Medicine Resident of the Year
    4. Graduate School Scholar Award
  • Janice Siegford
    1. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
    2. 2001 Pharmacology-Toxicology/Neuroscience Graduate Research Day, 1st Place Seminar Presentation
    3. 2001& 2002 Arturs Vitum Award
  • Evan Sleipness
    1. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship



Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) (January 2001 - February 2002)

Ph.D. Candidate in Veterinary Science

  • Sunshine Lahmers
    1. Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship
  • Briedi Treece
    1. College of Veterinary Medicine Lynn A. George Scholarship

School of Molecular Biosciences

Ph.D. Candidates

  • Rob Yamasaki
    1. American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship, Washington State Affiliate
    2. Graduated August, 2001.
  • Alex Masino
  • Army, Predoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Research



Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) (January 2001 - February 2002)

Mary Kate Biddle was a recipient of the Ralph E. Erb Scholarship Award




Achievement Rewards For College Scientists (Arcs) 2002 Awards April 2002

ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation, Inc. is a national organization dedicated to helping the best and brightest U. S. graduate and undergraduate students by providing scholarships in natural sciences, medicine and engineering.

2002 Recipients:

  • Jeremy Alt - Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Physiology, & Pharmacology
  • Shawn Berens - Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology
  • Job Lopez - Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology
  • Jim Peters - Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Physiology, & Pharmacology
  • Sean Sanders - Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • Evan Sleipness -Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Physiology, & Pharmacology
  • Janice Siegford -Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Physiology, & Pharmacology
  • Sunshine Lahmers -Veterinary Clinical Sciences



Achievement Rewards For College Scientists (Arcs) 2001 Awards April 2002

ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation, Inc. is a national organization dedicated to helping the best and brightest U. S. graduate and undergraduate students by providing scholarships in natural sciences, medicine and engineering. In 2001 there were 5 recipients of this award in the College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Theresa Bjorness - Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Physiology, & Pharmacology
  • Tanya LeRoith - Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology
  • Brian Murphy - Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology
  • Sean Sanders - Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • Janice Siegford - Veterinary Comparative Anatomy, Physiology, & Pharmacology

Additionally, Dr. Sanders was invited to present at the National Meeting of ARCS held in Seattle in 2002.




Dr. Sean Sanders

Dr. Sean Sanders Receives the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians 2002 AAVC Resident of the Year Award March 2002

Each year in a nationwide competition, residents from AAVC institutions are evaluated by a committee of academic clinicians. Nominees are assessed for their scholarship, professional growth, contributions to the profession and their contributions to their University's academic programs. Dr. Sanders is a neurology resident in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Sean Sanders is awarded the Outstanding House Officer Award for 2002 as voted on by the Class of 2002. April 2002


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