At the 2017 American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) annual meeting the school’s poultry expertise and achievements were recognized.
Dr. Rodrigo Gallardo, DVM, PhD
Dr. Rodrigo Gallardo received the 2017 Bayer-Snoeyenbos New Investigator Award
Dr. Gallardo (DVM, PhD), assistant professor and head of the poultry medicine program at the school was awarded the 2017 Bayer-Snoeyenbos New Investigator Award in recognition of meritorious research contributions to the field of poultry medicine. Gallardo has been on the faculty at UC Davis for five years, during which time he has made significant contributions through research to advance poultry health. He has built a solid poultry medicine program offering research, teaching and outreach activities. Gallardo’s position is jointly supported by the poultry industry in California and by the school.
Dr. H. Shivaprasad, DVM, PhD, DACPV
Dr. H. Shivaprasad inducted into the AAAP Hall of Honor
Dr. Shivaprasad (DVM, PhD, DACPV) is professor of avian pathology at the Tulare Branch of the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory (CAHFS), a joint program between the school and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Shivaprasad was inducted in to the AAAP Hall of Honor at the recent 2017 annual conference. This is the highest honor for a poultry pathologist awarded to Shivaprasad in recognition of his significant contributions to the advancements of poultry health, avian diagnostics and his service to the AAAP. He joins a special group of highly distinguished colleagues.
Dr. Manuela Crispo, DVM
Dr. Manuela Crispo received the 2017 Reed Rumsey Student Award
Dr. Crispo (DVM), an avian medicine resident at the CAHFS Turlock Branch Laboratory, was awarded the Reed Rumsey Student Award for her efforts to advance avian medicine. She was recognized for her research in avian Reoviruses and her future career goals in avian parasitology. Crispo earned her DVM from the University of Torino, Italy in 2013 before coming to California and working with Dr. Shivaprasad in avian pathology and diagnostics.
The American Association of Avian Pathologists is part of the American Veterinary Medical Association.