School Distinguished Service Award

This award honors individuals or organizations whose exemplary service to the school as volunteers, professionals or advocates has enriched the school’s programs and enhanced its teaching, research and/or service missions. Consideration is given to alumni, emeriti or friends who have made major contributions of time, leadership, financial or promotional support to further the mission of the school.

Nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Service Award are now open.

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2013 Distinguished Service Award Recipients

The School of Veterinary Medicine this year proudly recognizes two outstanding individuals with Distinguished Service Awards.

Photo: Ellen Jackson

Dean Michael Lairmore awards Ellen Jackson of Victory Rose Thoroughbreds the 2013 Distinguished Service Award

Ms. Ellen Jackson

In recognition of outstanding service to advance equine health and well-being, support of equine performance-related studies, neo-natal care advancements, and veterinary student educational programs.

Photo: Murray Gardner

Dean Michael Lairmore awards Dr. Murray B. Gardner the 2013 Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Murray Gardner

In recognition of outstanding service to veterinary pathology education, comparative animal/human research, program leadership and vision for the Center for Comparative Medicine, and contributions to the veterinary medical profession.