Dr. Noah Cohen (UP '83) recently received the 2008 Schering-Plough Animal Health Applied Equine Research Award from the World Equine Veterinary Association. Dr. Cohen is a professor of large animal clinical sciences at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He has conducted extensive research in the field of equine neonatology and perinatology. Recently, he has focused his efforts on studying Rhodococcus equi foal pneumonia.
Dr. Ron Prestage (AUB '82) has received the 2008 Workhorse of the Year Award from the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association. Dr. Prestage has been a member of the association's board since 1997, and he has served as board chairman. He also is a past chairman of the National Turkey Federation and the South Carolina Poultry Federation. He is currently president of Prestage Farms of South Carolina.