December 15, 2006

 

 Accolades - December 15, 2006

 
posted December 1, 2006
 

Associations

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has presented awards to Drs. Dale E. Bjorling (IL '78), Colin F. Burrows (LON '69), and D.L. Millis (COR '87).

Dr. Bjorling was the recipient of the WSAVA Waltham International Award for Scientific Achievement. He is chairman of the Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. His research focuses on diseases of the urinary tract. Dr. Bjorling serves on the Board of Regents of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Dr. Burrows was the recipient of the WSAVA International Award for Service to the Profession. He is chairman of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. He is also executive director of the North American Veterinary Conference. He is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Dr. Millis received the WSAVA Iams Paatsama Award in recognition of his clinical and scientific achievements elevating the profile of orthopedic surgery and patient rehabilitation. He is chief of surgery at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, where he also works with the college's certificate program in canine rehabilitation. He is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Academia

Drs. James Brandt (OKL '64), Edwin Fisher (OKL '63), and Robert Fulton (OKL '66) recently received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association.

Dr. Brandt practiced small animal medicine at the Brandt Veterinary Clinic in Nokomis, Fla., and at Venice Pines Veterinary Clinic in Venice, Fla.. He is a past president of the AVMA, Florida VMA, and Southwest Florida VMA. Dr. Brandt also has been active with the Sarasota County Animal Welfare Committee, American Animal Hospital Association, and numerous civic organizations.

Dr. Fisher practices veterinary medicine in Winfield, Kan., where he has worked since he became a partner in a mixed practice in 1965. He is active with the Cowley County Livestock Association and community groups. He is a member of the Dean's Development Associates at the Oklahoma State veterinary college, and he served as the first president of the alumni association.

Dr. Fulton is a professor in the Department of Pathobiology at the Oklahoma State veterinary college. His research focuses on bovine viruses, particularly bovine viral diarrhea virus. Previously, he was a professor at Louisiana State University. He also served as a captain in the Veterinary Corps of the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Fulton is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists.