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College of Veterinary Medicine Professors
Earn Top Faculty Achiever Awards

Five faculty members will represent the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at the 2017 University of Missouri Top Faculty Achievers Reception. The April event, hosted by Interim Chancellor Hank Foley and organized by the Office of University Events, recognizes faculty who have received prestigious awards and grants within the past year.

This year’s Top Faculty Achiever honorees from the CVM include the following individuals:

  • Brian Flesner will be recognized for receiving a National Institutes of Health grant and for being named president-elect of the Pathology Working Group, a joint effort of the Veterinary Cancer Society and the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Flesner, DVM, MS, DACVIM – Oncology, is an assistant professor of medical oncology.
  • Rebecca Johnson will be recognized for receiving a Professional Achievement Award from the University of Dubuque, Iowa. Johnson, PhD, MS, BSN, is a professor and the director of the Research Center for Human Animal Interaction. She is also a professor at the Sinclair School of Nursing.
  • John Middleton will be honored for his appointment to the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Research. Middleton, DVM, PhD, DACVIM – Large Animal Internal Medicine, is a professor of food animal medicine and surgery, and director of the Agriculture Experiment Station.
  • Patrick Pithua will be recognized for his Fulbright Specialist Grant from the University of La Pampa, Argentina. Pithua, BVetMed, MSc, PhD, is an associate professor of public health, epidemiology.
  • Loren Schultz will be honored for his election as president of the Veterinary Medical Database. Schultz, DVM, MS, DACVPM, is an associate teaching professor of veterinary preventive medicine and director of the master of public health veterinary concentration area.

The event, originated in 2013, brings together faculty who have garnered awards recognized by the American Association of Universities (AAU), the Center for Measuring University Performance, and other distinguished honors. MU deans and department chairs also submit faculty for consideration.

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Last Update: March 7, 2017