March 01, 2011


 Award nods sought for influential veterinarians

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 

Nominations for the 2011 Penn Vet World Leadership in Animal Health Award are due March 18.

The Penn Vet World Leadership in Animal Health Award Committee is accepting nominations for the prestigious honor, which the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine gives to veterinarians who have positively influenced the practice and image of veterinary medicine and influenced others' lives and careers. It carries a $100,000 monetary award.

The selection committee is chaired by Dr. Alan M. Kelly, dean emeritus of the School of Veterinary Medicine, and includes representatives from U.S., European, and South American veterinary schools.

"All nominees will be reviewed based on their vision, lifetime achievements, and future potential," university information states.

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