American College of Zoological Medicine

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​Dr. Suzanne Kennedy
Dr. Julie Sheldon

Event: Annual meeting, Sept. 24, 2017, Dallas
Awards: Dr. Murray Fowler Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf, Raleigh, North Carolina, won this award, given in recognition of exceptional commitment and contributions to the college and to advancing the discipline of zoological medicine. A 1976 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Kennedy-Stoskopf serves as a research professor of wildlife infectious diseases and ecosystem health at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine. ACZM Student Manuscript Award: Dr. Julie Sheldon, Urbana, Illinois, for "Comparison of total leukocyte quantification methods in free-living Galapagos tortoises (Chelonoidis spp.)." President’s Award: Dr. Jennifer D’Agostino, Oklahoma City, for her service as chair of the ACZM Examination Committee.
New diplomates: The college welcomed 20 new diplomates. They are as follows:

Amy Alexander, Gainesville, Florida
Sarah Churgin, Hong Kong
Meredith Clancy, Carlsbad, California
Grayson Doss, Milwaukee
Alexandra Goe, Phoenix
Jennifer Hausmann, Denver
Minh Huynh, Paris
James Johnson, Dublin, Ohio
Sarrah Kaye, Brooklyn, New York
Benjamin Nevitt, San Diego
Brianne Phillips, Hampton, Virginia
Laila Proenca, Calabasas, California
Ryan Sadler, San Diego
Christopher Scala, Singapore
Richard Sim, Birmingham, Alabama
Izidora Sladakovic, Sydney
Noemie Summa, St.-Hyacinthe, Quebec
Kimberly Thompson, Three Rivers, Michigan
Sarah Woodhouse, Berkley, Michigan
Fabia Wyss, Aarau, Switzerland

Officials: Drs. Kay Backues, Tulsa, Oklahoma, president; Jennifer N. Langan, Brookfield, Illinois, vice president; Doug Whiteside, Calgary, Alberta, secretary; Lisa Harrenstien, Portland, Oregon, treasurer; and Sharon L. Deem, St. Louis, immediate past president