Faculty Awards

Awards 2019

Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Excellence in Teaching Award: Presented to the VCS faculty member selected by the third year students as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Trevor Ames + Chris Stauthammer + Cathy CarlsonDr. Christopher Stauthammer

 

 

 

 

Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award: Presented to the VCS faculty member selected by the fourth year students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of small animal clinical rotations.

Cathy Carlson + Caroline Baldo + Trevor AmesDr. Caroline Baldo

 

 

 

 

Resident Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching: Presented to the VCS resident selected by the fourth year Small Animal Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of small animal clinical rotations.

Trevor Ames + Abigail Thomson + Cathy CarlsonDr. Abigail Thomson

 

 

 

 

Veterinary Population Medicine

Faculty Award for Excellence in Didactic Teaching: Presented to the VPM faculty member selected by the third year students as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Trevor Ames + Erin Malone + Tom MolitorDr. Erin Malone

 

 

 

 

Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching: Presented to the VPM faculty member selected by the fourth year Large Animal/Mixed Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of large animal clinical rotations.

Trevor Ames + Tim Goldsmith + Tom MolitorDr. Timothy Goldsmith

 

 

 

 

Resident/Intern Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching: Presented to the VPM resident selected by the fourth year Large Animal/Mixed Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of large animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Whitney Cutrone

 

Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Outstanding Teacher Award: Presented to the VBS faculty member the students have selected as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Certificate close-up (Roxanne Larsen)Dr. Roxanne Larsen

 

 

 

 

Veterinary Medical Center

Technician Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching: Presented to two VMC technicians, one each from the Small and Large Animal Hospitals, selected by the fourth year students as having contributed significantly to their clinical year.

Rosemary Klass + Trevor Ames

Trevor Ames + Shannon VesledahlRosemary Klass (Small Animal) and Shannon Vesledahl (Large Animal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CVM Awards

Poster Awards

Effect of mindset, physical exercise, and perception of lark versus night owl status on examination performance in veterinary school - Bakke H, Root Kustritz MV, Rendahl A

Crossing barriers for interprofessional learning and collaboration: A pilot bridging pharmacy and veterinary medicine - Walburg K, Massey S, Clarkson C, Stoa M, Rupnow N, VanHooser J

 

Innovative Teacher Awards: Selected by students from all four years of the curriculum; please see the poster highlighting accomplishments in innovation by these instructors

Christina Foutz – Jody Lulich

Christina Foutz – Peggy RootDr. Jody Lulich and Dr. Peggy Root

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Graduate Advising/Teaching Award: Recipient selected for consistent and effective advising of graduate students, service on many graduate thesis committees, impressive number of publications with students as first author, and regular participation in several of our graduate courses.

Trevor Ames + Aaron RendahlDr. Aaron Rendahl

 

 

 

 

Excellence in Course Coordination Awards: Presented to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to student learning through excellence in course coordination.

ClarksonYear 1: Dr. Christina Clarkson

 

 

 

 

Year 2: Dr. Daniel Heinrich (not pictured)

 

StauthammerYear 3: Dr. Christopher Stauthammer

 

 

 

MerkelYear 4: Dr. Lindsay Merkel

 

 

 

 

Zoetis Distinguished Teaching Award: This award, sponsored by Zoetis, is our most prestigious faculty teaching award. This award is unique in that the winner is selected by veterinary students.

RoxanneDr. Roxanne Larsen

 

 

 

 

 

Awards 2018

Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Excellence in Teaching Award: Presented to the VCS faculty member selected by the third year students as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Dr. Jennifer Granick

 

Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award: Presented to the VCS faculty member selected by the fourth year students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of small animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Amy O'Brien

 

Resident Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching: Presented to the VCS resident selected by the fourth year Small Animal Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of small animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Laura Motschenbacher

 

Veterinary Population Medicine

Faculty Award for Excellence in Didactic Teaching: Presented to the VPM faculty member selected by the third year students as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Dr. Erin Malone

 

Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching: Presented to the VPM faculty member selected by the fourth year Large Animal/Mixed Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of large animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Troy Trumble

 

Resident/Intern Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching: Presented to the VPM resident selected by the fourth year Large Animal/Mixed Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of large animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Bridget Nottle

 

Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Outstanding Teacher Award: Presented to the VBS faculty member the students have selected as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Dr. Tim Johnson

 

Veterinary Medical Center

Technician Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching: Presented to two VMC technicians, one each from the Small and Large Animal Hospitals, selected by the fourth year students as having contributed significantly to their clinical year.

Danielle Telander and Hannah Knowlan

 

CVM Awards

Outstanding Graduate Advising/Teaching Award: Recipient selected for consistent and effective advising of graduate students, service on many graduate thesis committees, impressive number of publications with students as first author, and regular participation in several of our graduate courses.

Dr. Cathy Carlson

 

Excellence in Course Coordination Awards: Presented to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to student learning through excellence in course coordination.

Year 1: Dr. Peggy Root

Year 2: Dr. Erin Burton

Year 3: Dr. Erin Malone

Year 4: Dr. Stephanie Goldschmidt

 

Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award: This award recognizes significant accomplishments and innovation in acheiving and sustaining diversity and inclusion efforts within the college community and among our partners.

Rae Richardson, Jessica McElmury and Larissa Minicucci

 

Zoetis Distinguished Teaching Award: This award, sponsored by Zoetis, is our most prestigious faculty teaching award. This award is unique in that the winner is selected by veterinary students.

Dr. John Collister

Awards 2017

Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Excellence in Teaching Award: Presented to the VCS faculty member selected by the third year students as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Dr. Margaret Root Kustritz

 

Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award: Presented to the VCS faculty member selected by the fourth year students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of small animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Christopher Stauthammer

 

Resident Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching: Presented to the VCS resident selected by the fourth year Small Animal Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of small animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Emily Coffey

 

Veterinary Population Medicine

Faculty Award for Excellence in Didactic Teaching: Presented to the VPM faculty member selected by the third year students as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Dr. Erin Malone

 

Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching: Presented to the VPM faculty member selected by the fourth year Large Animal/Mixed Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of large animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Cindy Wolf

 

Resident/Intern Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching: Presented to the VPM resident selected by the fourth year Large Animal/Mixed Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of large animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Jennifer Brown

 

Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Outstanding Teacher Award: Presented to the VBS faculty member the students have selected as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Dr. Erin Burton

 

Veterinary Medical Center

Technician Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching: Presented to two VMC technicians, one each from the Small and Large Animal Hospitals, selected by the fourth year students as having contributed significantly to their clinical year.

Marie Bodin and Melissa Prokop

 

CVM Awards

Outstanding Graduate Advising/Teaching Award: Recipient selected for consistent and effective advising of graduate students, service on many graduate thesis committees, impressive number of publications with students as first author, and regular participation in several of our graduate courses.

Dr. Molly McCue

 

Excellence in Course Coordination Awards: Presented to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to student learning through excellence in course coordination.

Year 1: Dr. James Mickelson

Year 2: Dr. Davis Seelig

Year 3: Dr. Christie Ward

Year 4: Dr. Daniel Almeida

 

Zoetis Distinguished Teaching Award: This award, sponsored by Zoetis, is our most prestigious faculty teaching award. This award is unique in that the winner is selected by veterinary students.

Dr. Christopher Stauthammer

Awards 2016

Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Excellence in Teaching Award: Presented to the VCS faculty member selected by the third year students as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.  

Dr. Christopher Stauthammer

 

Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award: Presented to the VCS faculty member selected by the fourth year students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of small animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Caroline Baldo

 

Resident Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching: Presented to the VCS resident selected by the fourth year Small Animal Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of small animal clinical rotations.

Dr. Rachel Smith

 

Veterinary Population Medicine

Faculty Award for Excellence in Didactic Teaching: Presented to the VPM faculty member selected by the third year students as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.  

Dr. Erin Malone

 

Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching: Presented to the VPM faculty member selected by the fourth year Large Animal/Mixed Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of large animal clinical rotations. 

Dr. Timothy Goldsmith

 

Resident/Intern Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching: Presented to the VPM resident selected by the fourth year Large Animal/Mixed Track students as the most outstanding clinical teacher during their fourth year of large animal clinical rotations. 

Dr. Fernando Amitrano

 

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

Outstanding Teacher Award:  Presented to the VBS faculty member the students have selected as the most outstanding teacher during their first three years of veterinary school.

Dr. Mark Rutherford

 

Veterinary Medical Center

Technician Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching: Presented to two VMC technicians, one each from the Small and Large Animal Hospitals, selected by the fourth year students as having contributed significantly to their clinical year.

Marie Bodin and Jennifer Olson

 

CVM Awards

Outstanding Graduate Advising/Teaching Award: Recipient selected for consistent and effective advising of graduate students, service on many graduate thesis committees, impressive number of publications with students as first author, and regular participation in several of our graduate courses.

Dr. Montserrat Torremorell

 

Excellence in Course Coordination Award: Presented to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to student learning through excellence in course coordination.

Year 1 : CVM 6901 : Physiology I : Dr. Al Beitz

Year 2 : CVM 6919 : Systemic Pathology : Dr. Robert Porter

Year 3 : CVM 6947 : Veterinary Imaging II : Dr. Christopher Ober

 

Zoetis Distinguished Teaching Award: This award, sponsored by Zoetis, is our most prestigious faculty teaching award. This award is unique in that the winner is selected by veterinary students.

Dr. Robert Porter