Booth receives Colorado State alumnus award

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Dr. Booth
Dr. Nicholas H. Booth

Dr. Nicholas H. Booth (Michigan State '47) was named as 2017 Distinguished Alumnus on Oct. 12, 2017, by Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, where he earned a master's degree in physiology and biophysics in 1951.

Dr. Booth served on the faculty at the college from 1948-56, as head of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics from 1956-66, and as dean from 1966-71. Other positions held by Dr. Booth were at the Food and Drug Administration as director of the Division of Veterinary Medical Research and at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, where he retired as a professor emeritus of physiology and pharmacology.

Dr. Booth served as secretary and chair of the Research Section of the AVMA Annual Convention and as chair of the AVMA Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents. Over a 35-year period, he served as co-author and co-editor of the book "Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics." He is a Navy veteran of World War II.