Over $250,000 in scholarships/awards given at AABP

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AUBURN, Alabama - Over $250,000 in scholarships and other awards were given to veterinary students and graduate veterinarians at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners held last week in Milwaukee, Wis. The awards, funded by AABP members, AABP partners and the AABP Foundation, will enable recipients to further pursue their careers in bovine medicine.

Veterinary student and graduate student recipients

Amstutz Scholarships

  • Patrick Brinson, North Carolina State University
  • J.D. Folsom, Oklahoma State University
  • Kate Huebner, University of Pennsylvania
  • Rachel Ann Lyons, University of California
  • Lee Michels, University of Minnesota
  • Lindsay Oxby, University of Guelph
  • Emily Sabo, Cornell University
  • Aaron Schaffer, Kansas State University
  • Holt Tripp, Oklahoma State University

Find out more about the award at http://aabp.org/about/amstutz_winners.asp

Merck Animal Health Student Recognition Awards

  • Patrick Brinson, North Carolina State University
  • Rebecca Cornell, University of Guelph
  • Amy Dahlke, University of Minnesota
  • Dan Haeflinger, University of Wisconsin
  • Janelle Hoffman, University of Wisconsin
  • Chelsea Holschbach, University of Wisconsin
  • Andy Kryzer, University of Minnesota
  • Brandon Earl Miller, Purdue University
  • Matthew Mundy, Mississippi State University
  • Kimberly Painter, University of Guelph
  • Mckenzie Steger, Iowa State University
  • Holt Tripp, Oklahoma State University
  • Travis Vliestra, Iowa State University
  • Michael Wesselink, University of California
  • Abigail Wirt, University of Minnesota

Find out more about the award at http://aabp.org/about/student_rec_winners.asp.

AABP Foundation-Zoetis Scholarships

  • Thomas Cully, Cornell University
  • Megan Foy, University of Wisconsin
  • Daniel Haeflinger, University of Wisconsin
  • Alea Hoffman, Washington State University
  • Janelle Hoffman, University of Wisconsin
  • Chelsea Holschbach, University of Wisconsin
  • Lauren Malenke, Colorado State University
  • Brandon Miller, Purdue University
  • John David Nicholson, Texas A&M University
  • Amanda Plunkett, University of California
  • Ryan Rademacher, Oregon State University
  • Henry Reinart, Michigan State University
  • Tera Rooney Barnhardt, Kansas State University
  • Travis Vliestra, Iowa State University

Find out more about the award at http://aabp.org/about/zoetis_winners.asp.

AABP Foundation-Cargill Scholarships

  • Brett Boyum, University of Minnesota
  • Alea Hoffman, Washington State University
  • Janelle Hoffman, University of Wisconsin
  • Brandon Miller, Purdue University
  • Ryan Rademacher, Oregon State University
  • Mallory Titler, Ohio State University
  • Travis Vliestra, Iowa State University

Find out more about the award at http://aabp.org/about/Cargill_winners.asp

Student Case/Research Presentation Competition

Case Presentation

  • First Place: Lauren Smith, Auburn University

Research project

  • First Place: Andrew Kryzer, University of Minnesota
  • Second Place: Casey Cazer, Cornell

AABP Research Assistantship Grants

  • Sabine Mann, Cornell University – “The influence of maternal energy status and insulin resistance on bovine colostrum composition.”
  • Amanda Hartnack, The Ohio State University – “A Clinical Comparison of the Analgesic Effects of Morphine-Lidocaine-Ketamine and Flunixin Meglumine.”
  • Jessica Davis, University of California, Davis – “Use of ultrasound to assess kidney fat and muscle mass development in neonatal calves.”

AABP Research Summaries Graduate Student Awards

  • First Place: Theresa Ollivett, Ontario Veterinary College -- "Ultrasonographic progression of lung consolidation after experimental infection with Mannheimia haemolytica in Holstein bull calves."
  • Second Place: Aaron Schaffer, Kansas State University -- "Effects of BRD in Holstein dairy calves during the first 120 days of life on subsequent production, longevity, and reproductive performance as cows.”
  • Third Place: Sara McReynolds, Kansas State University -- "Impact of uncertainty in foot & mouth disease indirect transmission probability on outbreak duration and herds depopulated.

AgriLabs Dr. Bruce Wren CE Awards:

  • (Beef) Dr. Rebecca Funk, Overton, Neb.
  • (Dairy) Dr. Amanda Willis, Morrison, Tenn.

Find out more about the award at http://aabp.org/Members/ce_award/default.asp.

AABP is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization serving cattle veterinary medicine professionals across the United States, Canada and other countries. Visit www.aabp.org.


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