Awarding Education Excellence
Above & Beyond
Recognizing Veterinary Accomplishments
Continuing Educator of the Year
2018 CONTINUING EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
Each year participants select the Conference presenters who they feel are superior in their ability to deliver information with insight, accuracy, depth, and openness. We’ve tallied up the votes and the winners are below. WVC would like to thank all the presenters who made an impact at this year’s event.
Avian & Exotics
DVM, MS, DABVP (ECM), DECZ (Small Mammal), DACZM
VETMB, DACVS, DACVECC, PhD
DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)
Peter A. Weinstein
DVM, MS, DACVO
H. Edward Durham Jr.
CVT, LATG, VTS (Cardiology)
2018 MODERATOR OF THE YEAR
Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award
|Camille Roemhild||Auburn University|
|Claire Tucker||Colorado State University|
|Jeremy Eule||Cornell University|
|Holly Salzbrenner||Iowa State University|
|Brett A. Montague||Kansas State University|
|Ashley Rose Kotran||Lincoln Memorial University|
|Joseph Kamper||Louisiana State University|
|Katelynn Youatt||Michigan State University|
|Katherine H. Larson||Mississippi State University|
|Eba Kim||The Ohio State University|
|Erin Beasley||North Carolina State University|
|Jesse Caitlin Alexis Jenny||Oklahoma State University|
|Emily Mangan||Oregon State University|
|Mary Jordan||Purdue University|
|Kimberly Reid||Ross University|
|Meagan E. Bilotta||St. George’s University|
|Brandon Nettles||Texas A&M University|
|Lauren Unger||Tufts University|
|Aaron Judson||Tuskegee University|
|Paige Livingston||University of CA-Davis|
|Christina M. Jeffries||University of Florida|
|Matthew C. Tanner||University of Georgia|
|Darcy Stephenson||University of Illinois|
|Kristen E. Capen||University of Minnesota|
|Emily C. Brookshire||University of Missouri|
|Linnea M. Tracy||University of Pennsylvania|
|Alisha Pedersen||University of Tennessee|
|Rachel O’Leary||University of Wisconsin|
|Kelly C. Freudenberger Cantanzaro||VA/MD Reg. College of Vet Med|
|Drew Asher Fleischman||Washington State University|
|Tolulope Olagbaju||Western University|
|Kenny May||University of Saskatchewan|
|Jolene Ann Vermeulen||University of Prince Edward Island|
|Laura Hartman||University of Guelph|
|Rachel Gauvin||Universite de Montreal|
2018 Veterinary Technician Recipients
|Clair A. Sauer||Harcum College-Veterinary Technology Program|
|Marie Gabriella Madaras||Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Vet Tech Program|
WVC is proud to present the Dr. Jack Walther Leadership Award, recognizing veterinary students who display leadership values at their school. This award is bestowed upon 37 DVM students attending AVMA-accredited universities who are actively involved and show long term leadership potential at their veterinary college or school.
Additionally, two Veterinary Technician students are selected to receive the Award via NAVTA. Please see below for requirements to be considered for this Award. Contact Ms. Dawn Casagrande-Terry at 866.800.7326 with questions.
3rd year veterinary students are eligible for the award.
Students must be able to attend the WVC 91st Annual Conference February 17-20, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV to receive the award.
Recipients receive a $1000 stipend, complimentary registration, lodging, airfare, meal vouchers, and $250 travel allowance to attend the WVC 91st Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 17-20, 2019.
Recipients are entitled to one additional complimentary registration to a future WVC Annual Conference to be utilized within five years following graduation from veterinary school.
Recipients receive a complimentary one-year subscription to the WVC Learning Library including Annual Conference Notes (2010-2018), hundreds of streaming videos, audio recordings, and podcast episodes.
How to Apply
- Please contact Ms. Dawn Casagrande-Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org
- WVC recipients to be announced November 12, 2018
- WVC Annual Conference February 17-20, 2019
Dr. W. Bruce Wren Food Animal Incentive Award
The Award is Designed to
Promote WVC’s goal of educating new graduates to maintain their interest in food animal clinical practice or other related careers, such as food animal clinical skills instruction or applied clinical research.
Showcase the educational enrichment opportunities offered by WVC.
Recipients receive a $1,000 stipend, complimentary registration, lodging, airfare, meals, and a $525 travel allowance to attend the WVC 91st Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV on February 17-20, 2019.
Each award recipient is also entitled to a one-year subscription to the WVC Learning Library including Annual Conference Notes (2010-2018), hundreds of streaming videos, audio recordings, and podcast episodes.
Graduation from an AVMA-accredited veterinary college.
Currently enrolled in an advanced training program from an AVMA-accredited school (internship, residency or related graduate program) directly related to food or fiber production related to beef, dairy or small ruminant.
Award criteria emphasizes applied knowledge to further food animal veterinary medicine in the following order.
Clinical Skills Educational Instruction
Clinical & Applied Research
Recipients must be able to attend the WVC 91st Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada to receive the award.
Account registration begins September 3, 2018.
Complete the application form.
Provide resume and a brief description of your current veterinary activities.
Describe your specific area(s) of interest in food animal medicine and production.
(500 words maximum)
Describe your career goals and objectives. How might this award help you achieve your plans?
(500 words maximum)
Letters of recommendation from two veterinary mentors are requested.
Begin applying online – September 3, 2018
Applications are due – October 17, 2018
Recipients will be announced – November 12, 2018
WVC Annual Conference – February 17-20, 2019
If you have any questions please contact Ms. Dawn Casagrande-Terry at email@example.com or call direct at 702.443.9246.
Congratulations to the five highly qualified recipients of The Dr. Bruce Wren Food Animal Incentive Awards 2018. We celebrate your commitment to Food Animal practice.
Dr. Michael E. Pesato
University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Taika von Königslöw
University of Guelph
Dr. Celeste Morris
VA/MD Regional College of Vet Med
Dr. Jessica B. Rush
Dr. Shari M. Kennedy
Kansas State University
Distinguished Service Award
Congratulations to the honoree of the WVC Distinguished Service Award!
Given for exceptional service over time, unselfish dedication to veterinary education and advancement of veterinary knowledge, and significant contributions to WVC and to U.S. and global veterinary medicine.