Awards Honor Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding Teacher
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine added two alumni to the list of distinguished Purdue Veterinary Medicine graduates during the 2012 PVM Fall Conference. The Distinguished Alumnus Awards were presented to Dr. Ron DeHaven (PU DVM ’75), AVMA executive vice president and Dr. Max Rodibaugh (PU DVM ’77), a nationally recognized swine veterinarian, at the annual Fall Conference Awards Celebration Sept. 22. Additionally, the College recognized the recipient of the Veterinary Technology Outstanding Teaching Award for 2011, Diagnostic Imaging Instructional Technologist Liane Shaw. The awardees were honored at the event with video presentations about their careers before being called to the podium to receive their award plaques. To see the videos, click on the links below.
The Distinguished Alumnus Award dates back to 1978, when the first award was given posthumously to Dr. David Mullis, a member of the Class of 1967, which established the award as a memorial tribute to Dr. Mullis. A total of 54 of the College’s more than three-thousand Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduates have been honored as Distinguished Alumni. 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipients:
Dr. Ron DeHaven
Dr. Max Rodibaugh
The Veterinary Technology Outstanding Teaching Award, sponsored by Elanco Companion Animal Health, is for an instructor in the clinical portion of the Associate of Science degree program who is selected on the basis of a vote by the veterinary technology students. The recipient selected by veterinary technology students in fall, 2011, is:
Liane Shaw, RVT
Pictures from the event:
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