November 01, 2006
Dr. Egbert Mundt (BER '89) has become the first Caswell Eidson Chair in Poultry Medicine at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Previously, he was with the Federal Research Institute for Animal Health in Germany. Much of his research focuses on bursal disease and avian influenza. Dr. Mundt will help lead Georgia's efforts to develop avian vaccines.
Dr. Narda Robinson (COL '97) has received an endowment for a professorship in complementary and alternative medicine at Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Robinson founded the college's complementary and alternative medicine service. She also is a board-certified physician in medical acupuncture and heads the examination committee of the American Board of Medical Acupuncture.
Dr. James H. Steele (MSU '41) has received the 2006 Abraham Horwitz Award for Leadership in Inter-American Health from the Pan American Health and Education Foundation for contributions to veterinary public health. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Texas School of Public Health, former assistant surgeon general for veterinary affairs with the U.S. Public Health Service, and one of the organizers of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Angela Lamerato-Kozicki (WIS '02) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison received a Young Cancer Investigator's Award from the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation for her oral presentation "Canine hemangiosarcoma originates from hematopoietic precursors with potential for endothelial differentiation" at the recent Genes, Dogs & Cancer Conference in Chicago.