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  • Other Distinguished Faculty Awards 2006

    Dr. Timothy Baszler
    has been awarded the 2006 American Association of Veterinary Diagnosticians Award for Best Manuscript in the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. He was the lead author of a multi-institute comparison of two automated immuno-histochemical procedures for the diagnosis of scrapie in domestic sheep and chronic wasting disease found in North American white-tailed deer and mule deer.

    Dr. Guy Palmer is elected to Institute of Medicine posted Oct 2006

    Dr. Guy Palmer, a veterinary pathologist at Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine (IOM). Election to this prestigious body is one of the highest honors for those in biomedical research and human health care. Full Story

    Dr. James Krueger is presented with the 2006 Distinguished Scientist Award at the Sleep Research Society June 2006

    James M. Krueger, Ph.D., a professor of neuroscience at Washington State University (College of Veterinary Medicine, Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience) was presented with the 2006 Distinguished Scientist Award at the Sleep Research Society's June 2006 annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Distinguished Scientist Award is the highest award presented by the society. Given annually since 1898, it is presented for significant, original, and sustained contributions of basic, clinical or theoretical nature.

    Dr. Douglas R. Call was named the Caroline Engle Faculty Fellow March 2006

    This is a three-year award that recognizes Doug Calls research accomplishments.

    Dr. Henk Granzier is awarded a Helmholtz Humboldt Award posted May 2006

    This is a joint award from the Helmholtz and Humboldt Foundations to "internationally acknowledged" scientists from abroad and requires integration of work into a German research university.

    Dr. Claude Ragle, an equine surgeon was presented with the 2006 Distinguished Service Award by the American Association of Equine Practitioners. To be honored, an individual must provide exemplary service to the benefit of horses, the horse industry, or the profession of veterinary medicine. posted Oct 2006

    Dr. Terry McElwain awarded the Outstanding Alumnus Award by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State Feb 2006

    Terry McElwain was recently awarded the Outstanding Alumnus Award by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. The award was presented to Terry by Dean Ralph Richardson of KSU at the Western States Veterinary Conference.


  • Other Distinguished Faculty Awards 2005

    James Krueger
    , professor of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology, recently received an honorary M.D. degree from the University of Szeged, Hungary. He has had a longstanding collaborative relationship with Ference Obal (recently deceased) at the University of Szeged. They worked together in the area of sleep research. Additional Information


    Dr. Travis Maguire

    Dr. Travis Maguire Inducted into the Equine Research Hall of Fame Oct 2005

    Dr. Travis Maguire, an immunologist at Washington State University has been inducted into the Equine Research Hall of Fame from the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation. He was honored on October 10 at the Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky.

    Dr. Maguire is known for his studies in the equine immune system and the host's immune response to infectious diseases.


    Dr. Robert Schneider

    Dr. Robert Schneider is the recipient of the McEachern Distinguished Professorship in Equine Medicine summer 2005

    Professor Robert K. Schneider, an internationally known equine orthopedic surgeon at Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, is the current recipient of the four-year Robert B. McEachern Distinguished Professorship in Equine Medicine.

    Dr. Schneider is the immediate past president of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is also a previous recipient of the WSU Faculty Member of the Year Award from the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Schneider's specialty is surgery on bones and joints of horses, especially equine athletes, performance and show horses, and valuable breeding stock.

    The professorship was established with a private gift from Robert B. and Margaret McEachern in 1995. The intent of the couple's gift was "to make WSU's educational program in equine medicine even stronger and to further the college's reputation for quality research in this field." Complete story in equine News, Summer 2005


    Dr. Harmon Rogers

    Congratulations to Dr. Harmon Rogers who recently received the prestigious IVD Award from the American Association of Animal Hospitals (posted April 18, 2005)

    The INNOVATIVE VETERINARY DIETS AWARD (FORMERLY the CYCLE AWARD) is traditionally presented to an AAHA member who has made extensive contributions to the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery and in particular, small animal veterinary medicine or surgery.

    This award is presented by Innovative Veterinary Diets, a brand in the veterinary division of Royal Canin USA, and consists of a "Golden Fido" statue and an honorarium from Royal Canin. A permanent in-house plaque engraved with the winner's name is displayed at the AAHA headquarters building.

    The Award specifically stipulates that:...

    ... "The recipient should have been in the forefront of the veterinary profession during the last five years by giving of this individual's self and knowledge to the betterment of the veterinary profession."


  • Other Distinguished Faculty Awards 2003

    Terry F. McElwain

    Terry F. McElwain, Washington State University veterinary professor and executive director of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL), recently received the 2003 E.P. Pope Award from the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD).

    The award is the highest honor given by the association. It was presented to McElwain, also director of the WSU Animal Health Research Center, for his contributions to the association and for his extensive work in veterinary diagnostic laboratory medicine. more


    Dr. Larry Fox Receives Merial Award posted June 4 2003
    Savoy, Ill., - The American Dairy Science Association is proud to announce Dr. Lawrence K. Fox, professor, Washington State University, as the recipient of the 2003 Merial Dairy Management Research Award. This award, sponsored by Merial, will be presented on Tuesday, June 25, 2003 during the awards ceremony at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix.

    Fox earned his B.S. in Animal Science at Cornell University in 1977, his M.S. at Virginia Tech in 1980, and his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin in 1983. After a 2-year period as Extension Dairy Specialist at the University of Hawaii, Fox joined the faculty at Washington State University in 1985. During his tenure, important decision strategies have been developed and applied to minimize the economic impact of contagious mastitis on dairy farms.

    His research has progressed from microbiology and pathology of clinical mastitis toward an increasing management emphasis to reduce its economic impact on farms. Fox has been an active member and leader of the National Mastitis Council and other ADSA and USDA committees. He has authored or coauthored 70 peer-reviewed publications and numerous other publications and has spoken at many national and international conferences. Fox received the ADSA West Agro Mastitis Award in 1991.


    Dr. Robert C. Speth

    Dr. Robert C. Speth Receives the WSU Science Libraries' Service Award posted June 2003

    On Monday, June 16th the WSU Science Libraries' Service Award was presented to Robert C. Speth, Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology Department.

    Since 1984 Speth has been both a strong advocate for the WSU science libraries and an active member of numerous university library committees, as well as a frequent library user. In July he will assume the position of Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, University of Mississippi.

    The Science Libraries Service Award is awarded to a WSU faculty or staff member who has made outstanding, long-term contributions to the Science Libraries.


    Clinical Environmental Enrichment Award posted Jan. 03

    From the students: "To show our appreciation for all of the wonderful "little things" that people do to enhance the clinical year at WSU, a student-generated award was founded. Although this award was announced at the holiday party, the nominees and winners have so greatly enhanced the lives of 4th year students that they deserve many congratulations and thank yous. What better way to start off 2003 than by recognizing some of the people that are constantly giving to students and helping us reach our dreams.

    Fourth year students were asked to pick an individual from large animal medicine and one from small animal medicine that has made their clinical experience more enjoyable. The individuals with the most nominees from each category received a check from Hill's."

    Small Animal Nominees:

    James NcNaughton, Dr. Kiklevich, Dr. Finch, Dr. Lincoln, Dr. McEwen, Jayme Jones, and Megan (technician). Dr. Lincoln received the most nominations in this category.

    Large Animal Nominees:

    Dr. Parish, Dr. Barrington, Dr. Christina Hewes, Devin Clinton, Shirley Sandoval, Dr. Tibary, and Molly (technician). Dr. Tibary received the most nominations in this category.


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