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October 01, 2021

Phi Zeta presents 2021 research awards

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Phi Zeta, the international honor society of veterinary medicine, recently presented the 2021 Research Manuscript Awards.

Dr. Tomlinson
Dr. Joy Tomlinson

The award in basic sciences went to Dr. Joy Tomlinson (Cornell ’10) of the Alpha chapter of Phi Zeta at Cornell University. Her winning paper was “Tropism, pathology, and transmission of equine parvovirus-hepatitis.” Dr. Tomlinson is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in large animal internal medicine. She is currently completing her doctorate in immunology and infectious disease at Cornell. She also works as a specialist at Cornell’s Equine Hospital and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital.

Dr. Castro
Dr. Pablo Jimenez Castro

The award in clinical sciences went to Dr. Pablo Jimenez Castro, a 2013 veterinary graduate of the National University of Colombia, of the Xi chapter of Phi Zeta at the University of Georgia. His winning paper was “Multiple drug resistance in the canine hookworm Ancylostoma caninum: an emerging threat?” After working at Novartis Animal Health and Elanco Animal Health, Dr. Jimenez Castro enrolled in a dual residency and doctorate program in the Department of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his doctorate earlier this year.