Veterinarians Honored

The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care has an Editorial Advisory Board of 37 members who offer guidance and critique on the content of the magazine each month. Some of these practitioners have received awards from professional organizations in 1999.

Eleanor M. Green, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ABVP, received the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians’ 1999 Faculty Achievement Award. Green is chair of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, and  chief of staff of UF’s Alec P. and Louise H. Courtelis Equine Teaching Hospital. She served as president of the AAVC from 1996-97. The award is presented to a member who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of veterinary medicine and the AAVC. The AAVC is an association of veterinarians who are involved in teaching veterinary medicine to students, residents, and interns at the academic level.

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) held its 9th Veterinary Symposium in late 1999. Gayle Trotter, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, of Colorado State University, was elected as a Regent. The outgoing chair, Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, of Colorado State University, was presented a plaque in recognition of his service.

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