Association of Avian Veterinarians
|| Dr. James W. Carpenter
Event: Annual meeting, Aug. 11-15, Louisville, Ky.
Awards: Dr. T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner Award: Dr. James W. Carpenter, Manhattan, Kan., for advancing avian medicine and surgery while providing inspiration and showing compassion. A 1974 graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine and a diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine, Dr. Carpenter is a professor of zoological medicine at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He also serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. Speaker of the Year: Dr. Angela Lennox, Indianapolis. A 1989 graduate of Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (avian practice), Dr. Lennox practices exotic medicine at Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic of Indianapolis. She was chosen as the favorite speaker from the 2011 AAV meeting. AAV Student Manuscript Competition Award: Lee Emery, Knoxville, Tenn., for “Pharmacokinetics of nebulized terbinafine in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis).”
Officials: Drs. Sharman Hoppes, College Station, Texas, president; Bruce Nixon, College Station, Texas, president–elect; Laurie Hess, Bedford Hills, N.Y., treasurer; and James Harris, Sandy Bay, Australia, immediate past president and conference chair