Recognition Awards

Other Distinguished Faculty Awards


  • A new five-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant


    A big congratulations to Mary Sánchez Lanier in the School of Molecular Biosciences and Samantha Gizerian in the Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department, program directors and co-principal investigators for a new five-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant of more than $700,000 that will fund a “motivating innovation and research achievement” (MIRA) program for WSU underrepresented student researchers in biomedical science and engineering fields.  This grant not only reflects collaborations across WSU, but also across our college.

    Of the 30 training faculty university-wide, 19 come from the College of Veterinary Medicine, representing two departments and two schools in our college.

    Suzanne Appleyard, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department

    Santanu Bose, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department

    Jean Celli, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

    Allison Coffin, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department

    Rita Fuchs, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department

    Alan Goodman, School of Molecular Biosciences

    Tom Kawula, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department

    Leigh Knodler, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

    Mike Konkel, School of Molecular Biosciences

    Erick Lofgren, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

    Ryan McLaughlin, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department

    Anthony Nicola, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department

    Roberta O’Connor, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department

    Anders Omsland, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

    Steven Roberts, School of Molecular Biosciences

    Dana Shaw, Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology department

    Viveka Vadyvaloo, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

    Gary Wayman, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience department

    John Wyrick, School of Molecular Biosciences




  • 2020 AAVLD Distinguished Service Award


    Timothy Baszler

    Congratulations to Dr. Tim Baszler who was honored at the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD), U.S. Animal Health Association Presidents’ Reception and Awards Ceremony on October 18 with the 2020 AAVLD Distinguished Service Award.

    This award recognizes a member who has generously volunteered their time, energy and professionalism to substantially enrich and advance the organization. Dr. Baszler has been a member of the AAVLD for almost 30 years and during this time has Chaired several committees and served as the President of AAVLD in 2012.  His service to the AAVLD has also elevated the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostics Lab (WADDL) in the eyes of our colleagues as well as individuals at the National Animal Health Laboratory Network at USDA and at the FDA Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network.




  • 2020 Dean’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research Award


    Joy Winuthayanon holding plaque

    Joy Winuthayanon

    Assistant Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences

    Sponsored by the dean, the award is designed to recognize outstanding junior faculty who are already establishing themselves as innovators and leaders in their chosen fields. Faculty who are pre-tenure or clinical track faculty within six years of starting their independent research careers are eligible.

     




  • AAVA's Distinguished Veterinary Anatomist 2019


    Dr. Leslie Sprunger, Darrell Nelson, Dr. Steve Lampa and Dr. Lane Wallet at AAVA Conference in Banff AlbertaDr. Leslie Sprunger (far left) was named the AAVA's (American Association of Veterinary Anatomists) Distinguished Veterinary Anatomist at their Biennial International Conference in Banff, Alberta, Canada, on July 28, 2019.  Also attending from WSU CVM were Darrell Nelson, Dr. Steve Lampa, and Dr. Lane Wallet.



  • Distinguished Service Award 2018


    Steven Parish and a CowCongratulations to Dr. Steven Parish, '73 DVM who received the Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Steven Parish served as a liaison between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Animal Sciences, in which he was instrumental in providing top-quality veterinary support for the WSU Knott Dairy Center, Ensminger Beef Cattle Center, Swine Center, and Cattle Lab.

    Dr. Parich played a vital role as a faculty member in the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine, including the 17 years he served as the head of Food ANimal CLinical Services.

    Read more at:
    go.vetmed.wsu.edu/ParishDistinguishedService




  • Other Distinguished Faculty Awards 2016


    Cynthia Faux

    Cynthia Faux will receive the 2016 Libraries’ Excellence Award during a 2 p.m. reception Thursday, May 5, in the Terrell Library atrium at Washington State University.

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    Samantha Gizarian

    Neuroscience undergraduate advisor, Dr. Samantha Gizerian, has received the Outstanding Advising Award in the Faculty Advising category from the National Academic Advising Association. This is a national award and an immense honor.

     

    Dr Ilia Karatsoreos

    Congratulations to Dr. Ilia Karatsoreos, Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience, for being selected as this year’s recipient of the Dean’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research Award. This award recognizes outstanding early career faculty who are already establishing themselves as innovators and leaders in their chosen fields. Dr. Karatsoreos was recognized for his pioneering work on circadian rhythms, sleep, and stress.

    The award was presented by Dean Bryan Slinker (left).

     

    kelly-brayton

    Kelly A. Brayton has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is a professor of microbial genomics in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology and in the Allen School for Global Animal Health at WSU Pullman. Also affiliated with the WSU School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, she conducts research on livestock and zoonotic pathogens. She was elected for leadership that generated foundational genome information for important animal pathogens.

     




  • Other Distinguished Faculty Awards 2015



    Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno

    Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno

    Dr. Robert Mealey, Associate Dean for Research (left), presented the 2015 Dean's Award for Outstanding Research to Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Assistant Professor in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health. Dr. Aguilar-Carreno was recognized for his pioneering work on Nipah and Hendra virus entry.

     

    davis-william-b-2012-100x150p Phil mixter sanchez_lanier_mary_sm

    William B. Davis, Phil Mixter and Mary Sanchez-Lanier, faculty in the School of Molecular Biosciences, have been selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award by the MSS Team Mentoring Faculty. Details

     




  • Other Distinguished Faculty Awards 2014



    Dr. John Oatley

    Dr. John Oatley

    Dean Bryan Slinker (left) and Dr. Rocky Bigbie, DVM from Zoetis (right) presented the 2014 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research to Jon Oatley, assistant professor in the School for Molecular Biosciences and director of the Center for Reproductive Biology.

     

    Dr. Don Knowles

    Don Knowles, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP, who devised and confirmed efficacy of imidocarb dipropionate as a treatment that eliminates Theileria equi from horses infected with equine piroplasmosis, is the inaugural recipient of the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) Research Award. Read more

     




  • Other Distinguished Faculty Awards 2013


    Vicki Croft

    Vicki Croft, head of the Animal Health Library in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University, recently received the Founders Award from the International Conference of Animal Health Specialists. Details

     

    McElwain

    Terry F. McElwain, associate director and professor, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, and executive director, Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory has been promoted to regents professor. The promotion honors the highest level of international distinction in the discipline that raises university standards through teaching, scholarship and public service. Details

     

    Guy H. Palmer

    Guy H. Palmer, Regents professor and founding director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, will receive the 2013 Eminent Faculty Award from Washington State University during the Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on March 29, part of WSU's annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence. Details

     




  • Other Distinguished Faculty Awards 2012


    Drs. Richard DeBowes and Kathy Ruby

    Drs. Richard DeBowes and Kathy Ruby received the 2012 Best Educational Innovation Award for Veterinary Leadership Experience at the Banfield Industry Summit in Portland. Rick DeBowes, DVM, MS, DACVS, is the director of the Professional Life Skills Development Program and teaches veterinary students about leadership and communication. Details

     

    Guy H. Palmer

    Guy H. Palmer, director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, was named president of the 186-member Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS). WSAS provides expert scientific and engineering analysis to inform public policy making and works to increase the role andvisibility of science in the state.

     

    Charles Leathers

    Charles Leathers was presented with the Harold W. Casey Award at the CL Davis Foundation reception on December 3 in Seattle. The Charles L. Davis Foundation is a publicly-supported foundation that is dedicated to the formal and informal study, and the teaching and practice of veterinary and comparative pathology. Each year the CL Davis Foundation honors one veterinary pathologist with its Harold W. Casey Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology.

     

    Mushtaq Memon

    Mushtaq Memon to receive a 2012 VEGA Alliance Service Award. Dr. Mustaq Memon was recruited in June 2010 for a short term volunteer assignment through ACDI/VOCA's Farmer to Farmer program to train host organizations on general farm veterinary practices and their beneficiaries on general livestock veterinary issues. Dr. Memon assisted Lebanon University in improving and expanding their existing small veterinary curriculum, and provided guidance on future veterinary program development. His recommendations included securing funding to expand the teaching and research center, and allowing for greater practical experience for the students.

     

    Don Knowles

    Don Knowles will be inducted in December into the Agricultural Research Service (of USDA) Science Hall of Fame. Don was selected "For innovative scientific leadership and research to solve serious problems in infectious animal diseases, creation of sustained research partnerships, and training of future agricultural scientists." www.ars.usda.gov/careers/hof/index.htm

     

    Julie Stanton

    Julie Stanton, School of Molecular Bioscience, is 1 of 20 exemplary biologists chosen to participate in the Research Residency of the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) Biology Scholars Program funded by the National Science Foundation. The program seeks to improve undergraduate biology education based on evidence of student learning. Details

     




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