National & International Recognition

Faculty and staff in Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine are world renowned for their research, teaching and service activities and have been recognized on multiple occasions by professional organizations. Here is a small sampling of some of these recent state, national and international recognition.

Department of Biomedical Sciences

  • Anumantha Kanthasamy - Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Anumantha Kanthasamy - Fellow, American Academy of Toxicology
  • Jesse Goff - 2016 Zoetis Animal Health Award, American Dairy Science Association
  • Jesse Goff - 2014 Zoetis AABP Distinguished Service Award, American Association of Bovine Practitioners
  • Jesse Goff - 2005 Nutrition Professionals Applied Dairy Nutrition Award, American Dairy Science Association
  • Jesse Goff - 1998 American Feed Industry Association Award, American Dairy Science Association
  • Richard Martin - Fellow, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Jonathan Mochel - Fellow, Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Jonathan Mochel - Counselor, Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Ravindra Singh - 2006 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

  • Karin Allenspach - Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Karin Allenspach - Member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • James Noxon - 2015 Frank Kral Award for Achievement in Veterinary Dermatology

Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine

  • Tyler Dohlman, 2017 Rising Star Award, Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
  • Mohamed El-Gazzar, 2018 P.P. Levine Award, American Association of Avian Pathologists
  • Pat Halbur - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
  • Pat Halbur - 1998 Howard Dunne Memorial Award, American Association of Swine Veterinarians
  • Pat Halbur - 2018 Veterinarian of the Year, Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
  • Locke Karriker - 2014 Howard Dunne Memorial Award, American Association of Swine Veterinarians
  • Rodger Main - 2017 Howard Dunne Memorial Award, American Association of Swine Veterinarians
  • Jonathan Mochel - Fellow, Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Jonathan Mochel - Counselor, Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Jan Shearer - 2015 DeLaval Dairy Extension Award, American Dairy Science Association
  • Jan Shearer - 2011 Animal Welfare Award, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Jan Shearer - 2006 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Award of Excellence
  • Kent Schwartz - 2017 Master of the Pork Industry, National Hog Farmer
  • Jeff Zimmerman - 2013 Howard Dunne Memorial Award, American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine

  • Kristen Obbink, 2018 Rising Star Award, Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
  • James Roth - Member, National Academy of Medicine
  • James Roth - 2018 Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award, Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
  • James Roth - 2009 Outstanding Veterinary Microbiologist Award, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists
  • James Roth - 2006 Public Service Award, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • James Roth - 2001 XIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Qijiang Zhang - Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology

Department of Veterinary Pathology

  • Holly Bender, 2016 American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology National Educator Award  
  • Amanda Fales-Williams, 2017 Veterinarian of the Year, Iowa Veterinary Medical Association
  • Doug Jones, 2012 Education Aids Blue Ribbon Award, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers