Teaching, research awards conferred | American Veterinary Medical Association

The following individuals are winners of the 2021 Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award and Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence. The Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award is given to educators in recognition of their character and leadership qualities as well as their outstanding teaching abilities. The Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence recognizes researchers whose innovative studies have advanced the scientific standing of veterinary medicine.

Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award

Robert Cole, DVM, Auburn University
Anna Fails, DVM, PhD, Colorado State University
Jamie Kopper, DVM, PhD, Iowa State University
Justin D Thomason, DVM, Kansas State University
Lisa Ebner, DVM, Lincoln Memorial University
Tara Piech, DVM, Long Island University
David G. Baker, DVM, PhD, Louisiana State University
Marie J. Hopfensperger, DVM, Michigan State University
Nicholas J Haley, DVM, PhD, Midwestern University
Alyssa D. Sullivant, DVM, Mississippi State University
Laura L. Nelson, DVM, North Carolina State University
Jennifer Rudd, DVM, PhD, Oklahoma State University
Sean Spagnoli, DVM, PhD, Oregon State University
Kevin M. Hannon, PhD, Purdue University
Ryan P Cavanaugh, DVM, Ross University
L. Nicki Wise, DVM, PhD, St. George’s University
Cheryl L. Herman, DVM, Texas A&M University
Andrew S. Bowman, DVM, PhD, The Ohio State University
Christopher M. Schonhoff, PhD, Tufts University
Courtney O. Allred, DVM, Tuskegee University
Verena K. Affolter, DVM, PhD, University of California-Davis
Luisito S Pablo, DVM, University of Florida
Kevin Clarke, DVM, University of Georgia
Heidi Phillips, VMD, University of Illinois
Erin Malone, PhD, University of Minnesota
Erica Malone, PhD, University of Missouri
Vincent J. Thawley, VMD, University of Pennsylvania
Daniel A Ward, DVM, PhD, University of Tennessee
Starr Cameron, BVetMed, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jennifer Davis, DVM, PhD, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Sarah Crilly Guess, DVM, Washington State University
Maria Fahie, DVM, Western University of Health Sciences

Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence

Chengming Wang, DVM, PhD, Auburn University
Angela Bosco-Lauth, DVM, PhD, Colorado State University
Heidi L. Reesink, VMD, PhD, Cornell University
Jodi D Smith, DVM, PhD, Iowa State University
Butch KuKanich, DVM, PhD, Kansas State University
Karen Gruszynski, DVM, PhD, Lincoln Memorial University
Thomas J. Inzana, PhD, Long Island University
Weishan Huang, PhD, Louisiana State University
G. Andres Contreras, DVM, PhD, Michigan State University
Jared Jaffey, DVM, Midwestern University
Amelia R Woolums, DVM, PhD, Mississippi State University
Brian C Gilger, DVM, North Carolina State University
Madhan Subramanian, BVSc, PhD, Oklahoma State University
Marguerite Elizabeth O’Haire, PhD, Purdue University
Souvik Ghosh, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, Ross University
Daniel Fitzpatrick, MSc, St George’s University
Sarah A. Hamer, DVM, PhD, Texas A&M University
Greg Habing, DVM, PhD, The Ohio State University
Gillian Beamer, PhD, VMD, Tufts University
Gemechu Wirtu, DVM, PhD, Tuskegee University
Carrie Finno, DVM, PhD, University of California-Davis
Leah R. Reznikov, PhD, University of Florida
Daniel Perez, PhD, University of Georgia
Makoto Inoue, PhD, University of Illinois
Fang Li, PhD, University of Minnesota
David D. Kline, PhD, University of Missouri
Boris Stripen, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Angela Witzel Rollins, DVM, PhD, University of Tennessee
Thomas Friedrich, PhD, University of Wisconsin
Linda A. Dahlgren, DVM, PhD, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Jean Celli, PhD, Washington State University
Mohammad Mir, PhD, Western University of Health Sciences