Member Accolades

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ACVP member Dr. Arthur L. Hattel, clinical professor of veterinary pathology in the College of Agricultural Sciences, has received the 2017 Faculty Outreach Award from Penn State. The award honors faculty who have positively and substantially affected individuals, organizations or communities through problem solving or development as a result of extending their scholarship. Congratulations!
ACVP member Dr. Pat Halbur, professor and chair of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, has been named interim dean of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
ACVP member Guillermo Rimoldi is featured in this story about the Veterinary Diagnostic Center (CVDC), a unit of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health in Columbia.
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, West Indies, has appointed Dr. Sean J. Callanan as dean. He has over 25 years of experience in research and veterinary education. Congratulations, Sean!

ACVP member Roger J. Panciera inducted into the Cattle Production Veterinarian Hall of Fame. Congratulations, Roger!

ACVP member Michael Topper named AVMA President-elect. Congratulations, Michael!

ACVP member Julia Conway received the the Special Service Award from the University of Florida.

ACVP member Michael Topper was elected 2016-2017 president-elect for AVMA

ACVP member Diane Brown has been named the Chief Scientific Officer of the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Congratulations!

Two ACVP members (Jamie Henningson, a diagnostic pathologist, and Bhupinder Bawa, a former pathology resident, both with the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory) were part of a research team that discovered a novel fatigue syndrome affecting feedlot cattle. Learn more here:

MPI Research announced recently that Dr. James F. Reindel, DVM, PhD, DACVP has been appointed Scientific Director of Pathology. Dr. brings 25 years of scientific expertise to leading CRO. Congratulations!

Dr. Alan Rebar takes the helm of university research efforts at North Carolina State University. Congratulations!

Dr. Pamela Ginn, D.V.M., recently received the Special Service Award from the University of Florida College. She joined UF’s faculty in 1992 after completing a residency in anatomical pathology and single-handedly developed UF’s dermatopathology service. Congratulations!

Dr Philip Bochsler is the new director of the University of Wisconsin Veterinary Labs. Congratulations!

Dr. Rachel Reams is the new director of the MSU Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health, or DCPAH. Congratulations!

Several ACVP members were recognized by JAVMA for their academic leaderhip achievements. Dr. K. Paige Carmichael (Tuskegee ’87) was honored with the Iverson Bell Award for her contributions to advancing inclusion and diversity in academic veterinary medicine. Dr. L. Garry Adams (Texas A&M ’64), a professor at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, received the Senator John Melcher, DVM, Leadership in Public Policy Award. Dr. Jon S. Patterson (Cornell ’81) was the recipient of the AAVMC Distinguished Teacher Award, presented by Zoetis. And Dr. Lance E. Perryman (Washington State ’70), dean emeritus of the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, was chosen to deliver the Recognition Lecture. Congratulations!

Dr. Susan Tornquist was named Dean of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University on March 6, 2015. Read more.

Dr. Tom Rosol was appointed to the National Academy Committee on Federal Research Regulations & Reporting Requirements. The group hopes to discover ways to reduce bureaucracy and create a new compact between universities and the federal government. To learn more about the committee and its work, go to this website

Dr. Dana Scott is involved with Ebola research using mouse models which was featured in a recent story in the Los Angeles Times. Read more.

Dr. Joseph Mankowski (Professor and Director of Academic Training, Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology at Johns Hopkins University) received the Mid-Career Excellence Award which recognizes and rewards outstanding ACVP Diplomates in the middle phase of their careers who have made exceptional contributions to the veterinary pathology profession in research, education, mentoring or leadership.

Dr. Edward A. Hoover was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2014 for his development of the most widely used vaccine against feline leukemia and for his investigation into prion disease. Read more.

Dr. Janver D. Krehbiel received the 2014 Michigan Veterinary Medical Association Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Krehbiel was acting director of the international program, senior associate dean for administration, and associate dean for academic programs at the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine prior to retirement. Read more.

Dr. Gary Mason received the 2014 Zoetis Distinguished Teaching Award by the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. The award was announced at the hooding ceremony for veterinary graduates.

Dr. Barbara Powers received the 2014 Oliver P. Pennock Distinguished Service Award for advancing the field of veterinary pathology through education, mentorship and research. The award is given for meritorious achievement over five or more years, pays tribute to a distinguished professor of civil engineering in the 1920s and colleagues nominate 3-5 people named annually. Read more.