The College of Veterinary Medicine recognized three alumni for leadership
in their profession and two faculty members for outstanding teaching during Reunion-Homecoming
Weekend celebration on October 5 and 6.
Alumni Society Awards were presented
to three alumni: Lonnie King, DVM ’70, dean of the College
of Veterinary Medicine; Robert Rainier, DVM ’63, a research
scientist for Zoetis (formally Pfizer) until his retirement; and William Flynn, DVM ’91, deputy director for science policy
at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine.
DVM, professor of ophthalmology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and a professor
in the College of Medicine, received the
Fox Teaching Award. The award was
established by Dr. Charles Fox, Class of 1939, to honor three
generations of veterinarians in his family.
Millward, DVM ’06, clinical assistant professor in shelter medicine and chief veterinarian
for the Capital Area Humane Society, was honored with the Lyman Teaching
Award. This award was established by Ron Lyman, DVM ’77 in honor of his
father John Lyman, Jr.
Alumni Society Awards at Reunion-Homecoming Weekend 2012 are: Robert Rainier, DVM ’63; Lonnie King, DVM
’70, Dean of the College; and William Flynn, DVM ’91.
King presents the Fox Teaching Award to Dr. David Wilkie, DVM, Professor of
Millward, DVM ’06, clinical assistant professor in shelter medicine, (right)
receives the Lyman Teaching Award.