Dr. David Wilkie was chosen as the recipient of the 2017 American Association of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC) Clinical Faculty Achievement Award. All member institutions of the AAVC are allowed to nominate one faculty member annually for this award. The Clinical Faculty Achievement Award is given to one member of the AAVC who, for at least five years, has achieved recognition for his or her efforts on behalf of veterinary medicine.
Dr. Wilkie is a professor and Chair of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the journal of Veterinary Ophthalmology. He is an international speaker having presented seminars in the USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Netherlands, Great Britain, Russia, Slovenia, Finland, Ireland and Switzerland. He has twice been nominated for the Norden Distinguished Teacher Award. Dr Wilkie's areas of interest include Ocular Pharmacology, Intraocular Surgery, and Artificial Lens Implantation
The award was presented to Dr. Wilkie for his outstanding record of service and contributions to the veterinary profession both nationally and internationally, for which his colleagues will be forever grateful.
For more information on the AAVC and the award, please visit www.aavcvet.org.