Professor, Dipl. ACVIM
Office Phone: 509-335-0702
University of Nevada, BS, Animal Science, 1969
Washington State University, DVM (with Distinction), 1973
Board Certified American College Veterinary Internal Medicine, 1983
Teaching, Honors and Distinctions
Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine 1975-present
Currently Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine and Surgery,
Clinical Specialty - Internal Medicine - Large Animals
Junior Class Outstanding Professor - 1979, 1985, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000
Distinguished Teacher Award, Norden Laboratories, Zoetis Animal Health, Washington State University - 1981, 1986, 1990, 1998
Newberry Teaching Scholar Award - for classroom teaching -1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999,2000
Dick Wescott Clinical Teaching Scholar Award - for clinical teaching 1995,1996,1997,1998,1999, 2006, 2013, 2014
Student AVMA Teaching Excellence Award, Baltimore AVMA, July ,1998
USDA Secretaries Honor Award, Group Honor Award for Excellence, Washington DC, June,1998.
USDA, CSREES Award for Development of a Preclinical Test for Scrapie, Washington DC, June 1998
North American Outstanding Teacher Award, Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, July, 1998
Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Instruction, Washington State University- 2000-2001
Eight years as a member and two years chairperson of the certifying examination committee of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Over 70 scientific presentations and 75 scientific publications
Book publications include book chapters in "Large Animal Internal Medicine", Bradford Smith, Mosby, Co. 1st, 2nd and 3rd editions.