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Zoetis Award for Research Excellence


The Zoetis Animal Health Award for Research Excellence, established in 1985 is given to those faculty members who, through their dedication and investigation in research, are chosen from among their peers as an outstanding researcher in the field of veterinary medicine.

  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2016



    Dr Bill Sischo

    Dr. Bill Sischo

    The recipient of the Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence for 2016 was Dr. Bill Sischo, Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Dr. Sischo was recognized for his longstanding efforts directed at understanding the ecology of zoonotic and foodborne pathogens in animal production units with a particular focus on dairy beef and milk production. Dr. Sischo gave a presentation highlighting his research accomplishments to top off the evening.

    The award was presented by Dr. Rocky Bigbie of Zoetis (right), and Dean Bryan Slinker (left).




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2015



    Court

    Dr. Michael Court

    Dr. Robert Mealey, Associate Dean for Research (right) presented the 2015 Zoetis Research Excellence Award to Dr. Michael Court, Professor and William R. Jones Endowed Chair in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Dr. Court was recognized for his longstanding and ground-breaking research in veterinary pharmacogenomics, which includes his discovery of the mechanism of acetaminophen toxicity in cats. The award was presented during the 17th annual Student Research Symposiumawards ceremony. 

     




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2014


    Dr. Patricia Hunt

    Dr. Patricia Hunt

    Dean Bryan Slinker (left) and Dr. Rocky Bigbie, DVM from Zoetis (right) presented the 2014 Zoetis Research Excellence Award to Patricia Hunt, professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences. Dr. Hunt received the award for her ongoing research determining the reproductive effects of exposure to chemicals with estrogenic activity during different developmental time points.

     




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2013


    Dr. Doug Call

    Dr. Doug Call

    Dean Slinker presented the 2013 Zoetis Award for Research to Doug Call, a professor of molecular epidemiology in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health. Dr. Call is a nationally recognized, award-winning scholar who has an active research program in food and water-borne diseases and salmonid aquaculture.

     




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2012


    Dr. Katrina Mealey

    Dr. Katrina Mealey

    Dean Slinker and Jere Johnston (Zoetis) presented the 2012 Zoetis Award for Research to Katrina Mealey from the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences for her ongoing research in companion animal pharmacogenetics.

     

    Dr. Katrina MealeyDr. Katrina Mealey

    Dean Slinker and Jere Johnston (Zoetis) presented the 2012 Zoetis Award for Research to Katrina Mealey from the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences for her ongoing research in companion animal pharmacogenetics.

     




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