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Dr. Travis Henry Wins Robert Wiggs AVDC Outstanding Candidate Award


October 4, 2016

Dr. Travis Henry, DVM, DAVDC, recently won the 2016 Robert Wiggs AVDC Outstanding Candidate Award.

Dr. Travis Henry, DVM, DAVDC, recently won the 2016 Robert Wiggs AVDC Outstanding Candidate Award.

The American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) recently presented Dr. Travis Henry, DVM, DAVDC, staff veterinarian in the UC Davis veterinary hospital’s Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service and the Equine Dentistry Service, with the 2016 Robert Wiggs AVDC Outstanding Candidate Award at the 30th Annual Veterinary Dental Forum meeting in Minneapolis.

This is an award given annually to an outstanding veterinarian on successful completion of an approved training program. The House Officer Training Program at the UC Davis veterinary hospital is the largest veterinary advanced training program in the country, annually providing residencies, internships and fellowships to more than 100 veterinarians. The award honors Dr. Robert Wiggs, who has contributed selflessly to the AVDC and veterinary dentistry. Nominees must have successfully completed the Credentials process of the AVDC within the past three years, and either has not yet completed the examination process or are recent Diplomates of the College.

Past UC Davis-related award recipients include Drs. Boaz Arzi (2012), Ana Nemec (2013) and Amy Fulton Scanlan (2014).

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