WSU Faculty Member of the Year
Janean Fidel BS, MS, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Medical Oncology) & ACVR (Radiation Oncology) Assistant Professor Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Distinguished Achievement Award
Dr. James Evermann, Washington Animal Disease
Washington State Veterinary Medical Association Awards Mr. Doug Blake with the 2010 WSVMA Distinguished Veterinary Staff Award
Mr. Blake is the lead PSR at the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) Reception desk and manages, under the supervision of Dr. Harmon Rogers, the Veterinary Business area and reception desks that interface with the public by phone and in... person. Mr. Blake supervises staff, conducts continued training of his staff and strives to see that clients and patients referred to WSU's VTH receive the best possible care and communication possible. With a staff of over 100 in the VTH, 45 faculty and 26 interns and residents, there are a great number of pressures and needs with which Doug must interface on a daily basis. The range of expectations from the Faculty to the State of Washington to most importantly, the students, clients and referring veterinarians is broad and considerable. Mr. Blake labors away with a positive attitude and is committed to continuous improvement in our service. Mr. Blake works with a great deal of pride and principle to make the program work more effectively, day in and day out.