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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).

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