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  • Tawnie Bailey ('96, '04 DVM)

    Tawnie Bailey

    Tawnie Bailey ('96, '04 DVM) - Congrats to DVM alumna, Dr. Tawnie K. Bailey (’96, ’04 DVM), on her debut novel “She Smiles”!

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  • Christopher Orton ('78 DVM)

    Christopher Orton

    Christopher Orton ('78 DVM) - Dr. Christopher Orton has been hired as the new head of the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University.

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  • Cathy King ('97 DMV)

    Cathy King

    Cathy King ('97 DMV) - Veterinary medicine alumna Dr. Cathy King has been recognized for service to the profession with a 2013 Meritorious Service Award from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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  • Thomas F. Meyer ('78 DVM)

    Thomas Meyer

    Thomas F. Meyer ('78 DVM) - Dr. Thomas Meyer of Vancouver, Wash. was elected Chair of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Executive Board.

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  • Jeffery Hein ('84 DVM)

    Jeffery Hein

    Jeffery Hein ('84 DVM) - Dr Jeffery Hein was honored by the Idaho Veterinarian Medical Association with the 43rd Veterinarian of the Year Award.

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  • Peter Anderson ('81 Ph.D.)

    Peter Anderson

    Peter Anderson ('81 Ph.D.) - Director of Pathology Undergraduate Education in the School of Medicine, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project. Anderson will lead faculty-development programs and hands-on workshops at the Tzu-Chi University College of Medicine in Taiwan for two weeks.

  • Nancy A. Gillett ('78)

    Nancy Gillett

    Nancy A. Gillett ('78) - Acclaimed experimental pathologist, scientific leader, research manager and global business executive, has been selected to receive the 2013 Washington State University Regents' Distinguished Alumna Award - the university's highest alumni award.

  • Frank Nichols ('69 Dipl. ACVS)

    Frank Nichols

    Frank Nichols ('69 Dipl. ACVS) - Longtime professor of equine surgery at Michigan State University who has shaped many successful careers and inspired a profound loyalty among his former students and residents, received the American Association of Equine Practitioners' 2013 Distinguished Educator (Academic) Award.

  • Barrie Grant ('67 Dipl. ACVS, MRCVS)

    Barrie Grant

    Barrie Grant ('67 Dipl. ACVS, MRCVS) - A pioneering equine surgeon and former educator who accelerated the careers of his students and trained fellow practitioners in the techniques of cervical stabilization was recognized for his influence with the American Association of Equine Practitioners' 2013 Distinguished Educator Mentor Award.

  • Leonard Eldridge ('65 DVM)

    Leonard Eldridge

    Leonard Eldridge ('65 DVM) - Retired Washington State Department of Agriculture Veterinarian Dr Leonard Eldridge says some gaps in credible, accurate information still need to be filled to develop animal traceability.

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  • Helen Diggs ('85 DVM)

    Helen Diggs

    Helen Diggs ('85 DVM) - Oregon State University's veterinary school is taking over the care of about 175 alpacas after authorities say the animals were found starving at a breeding operation in the Willamette Valley; attending veterinarian was Dr Helen Diggs.

  • Elizabeth Kohtz (Quesnell) ('04)

    Elizabeth Kohtz

    Elizabeth Kohtz (Quesnell) ('04) - Was selected by the American Farm Bureau Federation as a participant in the 7th annual Partners in Agricultural Leadership Honors Program.

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  • Jim Roloff ('74)

    Jim Roloff

    Jim Roloff ('74) - Published a book entitled "Mending God's Creatures which was released nationally on March 4, 2014.

  • Trish Rogers ('72 DVM)

    Trish Rogers

    Trish Rogers ('72 DVM) - Dr. Trish Rogers and her husband Jim both got holes-in-one, both on the eighth hole, and both at almost the same time at different golf courses.

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  • Margaret Shively (DVM)

    Margaret Shively

    Margaret Shively (DVM) - For Maine's Island-Dwelling Pets, a Floating Vet Clinic.

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  • Joe Baker (’77 DVM)

    Joe Baker

    Joe Baker (’77 DVM) - Named Washington state veterinarian.

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  • Travis White ('09 DVM)

    Dr. Travis White

    Travis White ('09 DVM) - Dr. Travis White was recognized with the Emerging Leader award by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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  • Barrie D. Grant ('67 DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS)


    Barrie D. Grant ('67 DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS) - Dr. Barrie Grant received the 2014 ACVS Foundation Legends Award for his dedication and contributions to the field of veterinary surgery.

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  • Shannon Nielsen ('11 DVM)

    Shannon Nielsen

    Shannon Nielsen ('11 DVM) - Veterinary medicine was once a man's world, but Dr. Shannon Nielson and Dr. Kathleen McCarthy are among the many women who have a passion for the career.

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  • Julie Weikel ('72 DVM)

    Julie Weikel

    Julie Weikel ('72 DVM)- Three women hiked Nevada-Oregon desert and proved life is about savoring details.

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