Jerry Masty, DVM, PhD, MS, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, has been selected as the national recipient of the 2019 Association of American Veterinary Medicine Colleges (AAVMC) Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award, which designates him as the outstanding veterinary medical educator of the year in the United States.
The AAVMC Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award, presented by Zoetis, is considered one of the most prestigious teaching awards in international academic veterinary medicine. It recognizes excellence in professional veterinary medical education and is presented to an educator whose sustained record of teaching excellence and ability, dedication, character and leadership has contributed significantly to the advancement of the profession.
Masty joined Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. In addition to his teaching, he is also a member of both the American Association of Veterinary Anatomists and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
The award will be presented to Masty at the AAVMC Annual Conference, March 6-8.