Recognition Awards

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 2008



    Dr. Kathryn Meurs
    Dr. Kathryn Meurs

    Dr. Meurs received 2008 Zoetis award for her outstanding research contributions in familial cardiac disease, particularly cardiomyopathies.

     




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2007



    Dr. Thomas E. Besser
    Dr. Thomas E. Besser

    Dr. Besser was introduced by David Prieur and presented the Zoetis Award for Research Excellence plaque and check by Warwick Bayly on October 17, 2007. Jere Johnston of Zoetis attended the banquet.

    Dr. Besser was recognized for his long-term studies on the microbiology, epidemiology, and ecology of bacteria important in human food safety with an emphasis on E. coli, multi-drug resistant Salmonella enterica, and Campylobacter. He has had a very productive and well-extramurally funded research program in his 17 years as a faculty member. He has a dual appointment in the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory and the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology and heads the NIH-funded Zoonosis Research Unit. He is a collaborative scientist and has published in concert with his collaborators over 130 scientific publications in high quality refereed journals.

     




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2006



    Dr. Henk Granzier
    Dr. Henk Granzier

    The College of Veterinary Medicine Research Committee has selected Dr. Henk Granzier as this years recipient of the Zoetis Research Award. Dr. Granzier is a faculty member of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN). Dr. Granziers leadership and collaboration with colleagues and other laboratories has resulted in a better understanding of muscle function from the molecular level through actual force and movement.

     




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2005



    Dr. Larry Fox
    Dr. Larry Fox

    The College of Veterinary Medicine Research Committee has selected Dr. Larry Fox of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences as this year’s recipient of this year’s Zoetis Research Award for advancing understanding of mastitis. The award was presented at the banquet following the 7th CVM Student Research Symposium held on October 20, 2005.

     




  • Zoetis Award for Research Excellence 2004



    Dr. Steve Hines
    Dr. Steve Hines

    The College of Veterinary Medicine Research Committee has named Dr. Steve Hines recipient of the 2004 Zoetis Award for Research Excellence for his research on hemoparasites, and more recently, the neonatal immune response of foals to Rhodococcus equi. The award was presented at CVM Student Research Symposium banquet, October 14, 2004.

     




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