Celebration Spotlights Award-winning Faculty and Alumni

Friday, October 4, 2019

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Recognition of outstanding Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty and alumni at the annual Awards Celebration was a high point of the 2019 Purdue Veterinary Conference.  The event on Wednesday evening, September 18, honored the following College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members and distinguished alumni.  Congratulations to each of these award winners!

Faculty Awards

Dr. John Christian | Raymond E. Plue Outstanding Teacher Award
Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Lab Director and Section Chief of Clinical Pathology

Dr. Stephanie Thomovsky | Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award
Clinical Associate Professor of Veterinary Neurology

Dr. Steve Adams | Excellence in Service Award
Professor of Large Animal Surgery

Dr. Larry Adams | Alumni Faculty Award for Excellence
Professor and Co-section Head of Small Animal Internal Medicine

Dr. Jonathan Townsend | Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dairy Production Medicine
Director of Extension Programs

Dr. Joanne Messick | Excellence in Teaching Award
Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Dr. Mohamed Seleem | Excellence in Research Award
Section Head of Microbiology and Immunology
Professor of Microbiology

Dr. GuangJun Zhang | Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence
John T. and Winifred M. Hayward Associate Professor of Genetic Research, Genetic Epidemiology and Comparative Medicine

Dr. Darryl Ragland | Faculty Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award Associate Professor of Food Animal Production Medicine
Section Head of Production Medicine

Dr. Janice Kritchevski | Resident Mentor Award
Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine
Section Head of Production Medicine

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Dr. Timothy Adams (PU DVM ‘86) | Distinguished Alumnus Award
Retired Brigadier General with the United States Army

Dr. Tom Gillespie (PU DVM ‘79) | Distinguished Alumnus Award
Retired Swine Practitioner and 2018 Master of the Pork Industry


Writer(s): Susan Xioufaridou | pvmnews@purdue.edu


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