Congratulations 2020 Award and Grant Recipients
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Outgoing Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 25 years
James Carpenter, MS, DVM, Dipl ACZM
Dr. Carpenter was honored and received a special gift from the AAV in recognition of his many years of outstanding service. Fellow AAV member Dr. Rich Nye, hand-carved a stunning sculpture of hatching cranes.
Inaugural Award for Outstanding Contributions to Exotic Animal Medicine
Drury Reavill, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DABVP (Reptile & Amphibian Practice), DACVP
This inaugural award was presented jointly by AAV, AEMV and ARAV at ExoticsCon Virtual in recognition of Dr. Reavill's outstanding achievements in the field of exotic animal medicine.
2020 AAV Outstanding Service Award
Yvonne van Zeeland, DVM, MVR, PhD, DipECZM (Avian), DipECZM (Small Mammal), CPBC
Yvonne van Zeeland has held the highest leadership positions of AAV, and we thank her for her many years of hard work and dedication.
2020 AAV President's Award
Anna Osofsky, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)
Anna Osofsky has served as a co-chair of the Education Committee for the past 5 years, and the President's Award goes to her in recognition of her outstanding contributions to AAV.
Hugues Beaufrere, DVM
Lipoprotein measurements using Gel-Permeation-HPLC and a biochemical analyzer in normolipidemic and dyslipidemic Quaker Parrots - $19,860
Michael Lierz, DVM
Investigations into vertical transmission of Psittacine Bornavirus in Parrots using cockatiels as a model - $20,000
Sonia Hernandez, DVM
Urbanization of the American White Ibis (Eudocimus albus): Impact on Nestling Pathogen Dynamics - $4560
Lafeber Manuscript Awards
Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 2019-20 Best Clinical Report
Asymmetrical Cloacoplasty for the Treatment of Chronic Cloacal Prolapse in Psittaciformes: A Case Series.
JAMS volume 34 number 2 pages 172-180
Omar Zaheer, DVM (pictured), Hugues Beaufr`ere, DrMedVet, PhD, DACZM, DABVP (Avian),
DECZM (Avian), Sarah Jajou, DVM student, and Sara Gardhouse, DVM, DACZM
Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 2019-20 Best Original Research
Development of An In Vivo Lipopolysaccharide Inflammation Model to Study the Pharmacodynamics of COX-2 Inhibitors Celecoxib, Mavacoxib, and Meloxicam in Cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus).
JAMS volume 33, number 4, pages 349- 360.
Elke Gasthuys, PhD, Ren’ee Houben, DVM, Roel Haesendonck, DVM, Siegrid De Baere, PhD, Stanislas U. Sys, MD, PhD, Joachim Morrens, DVM, and Gunther Antonissen, DVM, PhD (pictured)
Elizabeth B. Mackey, DVM
Thank you for your leadership through a very challenging year.
Special Thanks to all of our Member Volunteers
To those who have served this year, thank you! Your dedication and service is appreciated by AAV! And welcome to those who are stepping up to become more involved in the AAV leadership.
If you are interested in assisting on an AAV committee - please contact a committee chair today!