AVMA Research Awards

The AVMA Council on Research recognizes exemplary achievements of Veterinary Researchers through 4 different awards. To submit nominations or learn more about any of these awards, please click on the links below:

Lifetime Excellence in Research Award

Established in November 2005, this award was proposed by the Council on Research to recognize a veterinary researcher on the basis of lifetime achievement in basic, applied, or clinical research.

2013 Award Winner 

AVMF/AKC Career Achievement Award in Canine Research

Established in 2009 by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), this award honors a candidate’s long-term contribution to the field of canine research.

2013 Award Winner

AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Research Award

Established in 2009 by the Winn Feline Foundation and American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), this award honors a candidate’s contribution to advancing feline research.

2013 Award Winner

Practitioner Research Award

Established in 1955 by the Council on Research, the AVMA Practitioner Research Award is given annually to a veterinarian in recognition of his or her achievements in research that have advanced the veterinary profession. 

 

Why is research important to both animal and human health? Learn more in our Reference Guide on Biomedical Research.