CVM Faculty, Staff Receive Iowa State Awards

Four faculty and staff members in the College of Veterinary Medicine have received Iowa State University faculty and staff awards. The individuals were recognized Monday, Sept. 26, at the University’s award ceremony.

Recipients include:

Distinguished Professor - The title of Distinguished Professor, first awarded in 1956, is the highest academic honor the university bestows. It recognizes a faculty member whose accomplishments in research or creative activities have had a significant impact on his or her discipline, and who has demonstrated outstanding performance in at least one other area of faculty responsibility. Nominees must hold the rank of professor and have served for at least five years prior to the current year on the Iowa State faculty. The awardee retains the title for the remainder of his or her career at the university.

  • Dr. Richard Martin, professor of biomedical sciences, Clarence Hartley Covault Distinguished Professorship in Veterinary Medicine

Regents Award for Staff Excellence - The award is presented by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, to recognize members of either the Professional and Scientific or Supervisory and Confidential staffs who are outstanding university citizens and who have rendered significant service to the university or the state of Iowa.​

  • Sarah Bade, assistant scientist, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Iowa State University Award for Early Achievement in Teaching - The award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding teaching performance unusually early in his or her career.

  • Dr. Alex Ramirez, associate professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine

Iowa State University Award for Early Achievement in Research - The award recognizes a tenured or tenure-track faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments unusually early in his or her professional career.

  • Dr. Jianqiang Zhang, assistant professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine