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Professional Activities

Professional and Academic Honors

  • Recipient, Undergraduate Research Development Award 1970
  • Recipient, Ralston Purina Small Animal Research Award 1979
  • Recipient, Beecham Award for Research Excellence 1985
  • Recipient, Norden Distinguished Teacher Award 1993
  • Recipient, Merck Sharp Dohme Agvet Award for Teaching Creativity 1993
  • Recipient, Schunk-Prize for Veterinary & Human Research, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Ger, 1995.
  • Recipient, D. L. T. Smith Visiting Scientist Award, Western College of Veterinary Medicine University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, 1997
  • Recipient, Dean's Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate Education, 1997
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sk Canada, 1999-2008
  • Fellow, Academic Leadership Program/Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), 2000-01

Professional Activities

  • Interim Director, Center for Retrovirus Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. 1991-1992.
  • Associate Dean for Research (interim), College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. 1996-1997.
  • Member, American College of Veterinary Pathology

Departmental Services

  • Supervisor, Infectious Diseases Laboratory
  • Supervisor, The Gnotobiotic Life Laboratory

National Professional Service

  • Editorial Board, Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 1983-1987.
  • Vice President/President: American Association of Veterinary Immunology, 1986-8.
  • Chm, Immunopathology Specialty Group, ACVP, 1987-1988.
  • North American Editor, Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 1987-2000.


  • Vet. Med. 602 (Urinary System), 1974-1978.
  • Vet. Path. 550.01 and 550.02 (Common Medical Principles V, Biology of Disease), 1978-present (2006); team leader
  • Student Elective/Individual Studies (Vet Path 693) in Applied (Necropsy) Gross and Microscopic Pathology, 1993-1997, and Individual Studies (Vet. Path. 693) for graduate students
  • Advanced Gross Pathology (Vet. Path. 796.08)
  • Necropsy and Surgical Pathology (Applied Vet. Med. 700.14)
  • Seminar (Vet. Path. 850)
  • Individual Studies (Vet. Path. 693)