Professional Activities

University Memberships and Honors

  • 2004 ? Carl Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award, The Ohio Statef University (College award)
  • 2004 ? Faculty Graduate Program Award, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University (Departmental Award)
  • 2003 ? The Robert W. Kirk Distinguished Service Award (International award) (Annual service award of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine)
  • 1999 ? British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Birmingham ? Invited Lecturer: State of the Art address
  • 1998 ? Argentine Society of Veterinary Cardiology ? Elected Honorary Member (International award)
  • 1997 ? College of Veterinary MedicineDistinguished Alumnus Award, The Ohio State University (College award)
  • 1996 ? Gilbreath?McLorn/Missouri Endowed Professor of Veterinary Cardiology (University award)
  • 1995 ?Veterinary Clinical Sciences Faculty Recognition Award for excellence in teaching in the Graduate?Residency program, The Ohio State University, (Departmental award)
  • 1993 ? William Dick Bicentenary Featured Lecturer ? The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh University, Scotland
  • 1993 ? World Veterinary Association annual meeting, Berlin ? Invited lecturer: State of the Art address
  • 1992 ? The Ohio State University Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching (University award)
  • 1992 ? Doctor Honoris Causa, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (received 10 April 1992; International award)
  • 1991 ? National Gamma Award of Omega Tau Sigma Veterinary Fraternity (OSU chapter; College award)
  • 1991 ? Outstanding Alumnus Award, The Animal Medical Center, New York, NY (National award)
  • 1990 ? Norden Distinguished Teacher Award, The Ohio State University (College award)
  • 1990 ? Bourgelat International Award of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (International award)
  • 1989 ? Veterinary Clinical Sciences Faculty Recognition Award for excellence in teaching in the Graduate?Residency program, Ohio State University, Veterinary Clinical Sciences (Departmental award).
  • 1988 ? Finalist, Campus Distinguished Teaching Award, The Ohio State University (University award)
  • 1987 ? President, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Specialty of Cardiology)
  • 1980 ? Distinguished Alumni Service Award, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine (College award)
  • 1979 ? Norden Distinguished Teacher Award, The Ohio State University (College award)
  • 1975 ? Outstanding Intern Award ? The Animal Medical Center, Speyer Hospital & Caspary Research Institute
  • 1974 ? Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society

Professional Activities

  • Clinical Practice ? limited to cardiovascular diseases of small and large animals and respiratory disorders of small animals.
  • Service Head ? Clinical Cardiology, OSU Veterinary Medical Center
  • Member ? Davis Heart & Lung Institute, The Ohio State University
  • Departmental Promotion & Tenure Committee
  • Council on Education
  • Clinical, pre-clinical, and graduate education (see below)

Professional Service

  • Editorial Board:
    • Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
    • Clinical Techniques in Small Animal Practice
    • Journal of Veterinary Cardiology
  • Ad hoc reviewer:
    • American Journal of Physiology (Heart & Circulatory Physiology)
    • Equine Veterinary Journal
    • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Assoc
    • Journal of Veterinary Cardiology
    • Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery
    • Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association
  • External Grant Reviewer:
    • The Home of Rest for Horses (UK)
    • Horserace Betting Levy Board (UK)
  • External Reviewer: ACVIM research abstracts and ACVIM Foundation Grants

Teaching

  • Vet Clin Sciences 710.02, Applied Veterinary Medicine (Cardiology Clinics), Course Team Leader
  • Vet Med 600, The Cardiovascular System, Course Team Leader
  • Vet Clin Sci 619, Clinical Problem Solving and Treatment in SA Internal Medicine
  • Vet Clin Sci 722, Clinical Problems in Small Animal Cardiology
  • Small Animal Medical Techniques VMC 615.02, Clinical Cardiology Laboratory
  • Vet Clin Sciences 793, Clinical Problems in Equine Cardiology, Course Team Leader
  • Vet Clin Sciences 822.05, Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine, Course Team Leader
  • Vet Clin Sciences 822.03, Advanced Respiratory Medicine
  • Vet Clin Sciences 850, Seminars in Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • Vet Clin Sci 764, Research Methods

Graduate Training

  • Member, Graduate Faculty (category P)
  • Committee member and advisor for Post-DVM, M.S. and Ph.D. students