AVMA Clinical Research Award

Nomination FormDeadline:  February 1, 2016​

Established in 1955 by the Council on Research, the AVMA Clinical Research Award is given annually to a veterinarian in recognition of his or her achievements in patient-oriented research, including the study of mechanisms of disease, therapeutic interventions, clinical trials, development of new technologies, and epidemiological studies.  This award will be presented to an active AVMA member who has made significant contributions to the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of diseases in animals.  The honoree will receive $2,500 and a crystal award, which will be presented at the Merial NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.  

Nomination Procedure

No self-nominations will be considered. Nominations are to include a cover letter from the nominator, with significant research achievements of the nominee noted, and a concise curriculum vitae (CV) including a listing of relevant publications. Please include, if available, a reprint of the most significant publication. The cover letter from the nominator must include the name of the award; the name, mailing address, telephone number(s), E-mail address, and college and year of graduation of the nominee; the nature of the nominee's current professional activity and professional activity when the research was completed and published (type of practice or type of salaried work); organizational memberships (professional and scientific) of the nominee; a 300- to 320-word narrative sketch of the nominee's professional background; and a statement pertaining to the nominee's qualifications for the award, including the nature of the nominee's research project(s).

Nominations should be mailed to the "AVMA Practitioner Research Award", AVMF, 1931 N. Meacham Rd., Suite 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173 for receipt no later than the deadline date specified above. The AVMA Council on Research will review nominations and select the honoree at its spring meeting.  Award winners will be honored at the Merial NIH National Veterinary Scholars Symposium.

Questions? Email avma-awards@avma.org or call 847-285-6709.

2011 Dr. Dominic Marino, Plainview, NY
2010 Dr. Timothy McCarthy, Beaverton, OR
2009 Dr. William Liska, Houston, TX
2008 No Award Given
2007 No Award Given
2006 Dr. Robyn E. Elmslie of Englewood, CO
2005 Dr. Lee Morgan, Washington, DC
2004 Dr. James C. Clement, NC
2003 Dr. David C. Bucholtz, MI
2002 Dr. Gregory A. Inskeep, IN
2001 No Award Given
2000 No Award Given
1999 Dr. H. Steve Conboy, KY
1998 Dr. Scott A. Dee, MN
1997 Dr. Thomas C. Bohanon, CO