Staff Awards

The following Purdue Veterinary Medicine awards honor outstanding staff.


PVM Outstanding Staff Award

The Outstanding Staff Award recognizes excellence of endeavors of employees of the College who are not faculty members.

Nominations

Nominations are due 03/01/2023.

Nominations are due March 1, 2023.

Nomination Packet

Submit nomination documents to The Office of the Dean.

Eligibility

  1. All non-faculty permanent employees not primarily engaged in research-related activities of the PVM and directly associated units (including but not limited to the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, the PVM Research Animal Facility, the PVM Business Office, and the PVM Library).
  2. Recipients of the award shall be inelegible for reconsideration during the following year only.

Criteria

  1. Any number of eligible staff members may be nominated to the Selection Committee.
  2. There shall not be more than two awards per year. One award will be limited to nominees from the Veterinary Hospital and Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department. The other award will be limited to nominees from Basic Medical Sciences Department, Veterinary Administration Department, and Veterinary Pathobiology Department.
  3. Criteria for selection are judged performances and contributions in one or more of the following:
    • Excellence in service to the students, staff, faculty, and other constituencies of the College.
    • Excellence in enhancing the image of the College with its public.
    • Excellence in public and professional services and relations.
    • Exceptional performance of assigned duties above and beyond that ordinarily expected of the position.

Past Recipients

From the Veterinary Hospital and Veterinary Clinical Sciences Departments:

  • Megan Brashear (2020)
  • Theresa Jeffrey (2019)
  • Amy Huffman (2018)
  • Amy Huffman, RVT, Jessica Roller, Jeannine Henry, RVT and Theresa Jeffrey (2019)

From the departments of Basic Medical Sciences, Veterinary Administration, and Comparative Pathobiology:

  • Janet Rivers (2022)
  • Alyx Guadarrama (2020)
  • Jeannine Henry (2019)
  • Jessica Roller (2018)
  • Dennis Barnett (2017)
  • Dr. Kauline Cipriani (2017)

Outstanding Research Staff Award

This award recognizes research staff for their outstanding contributions.

Nominations

Nominations are due 03/01/2023.

Nominations are due March 1, 2023.

Nomination Packet

Submit nomination documents to The Office of Research.

Past Recipients

  • Ekramy Sayedahmed (2022)
  • Laura Murray (2021)
  • Dr. Abhijit Mukhopadhyay (2020)
  • Dr. Deepika Dhawan (2019)
  • Robyn McCain (2018) 
  • Donna Griffey (2017)

The Bravo+ Award

This award is given to faculty and staff to recognize, honor, and highlight their contributions to moving Purdue forward.

Nominations

Nominations are due 03/01/2023.

Past Recipients

2020

  • Jolene Knuth
  • Debbie Morgan
  • Tony Scalone
  • Cassandra Simmons

2019

  • Timothy Arlowe
  • Jennifer Ashley
  • Danielle Buchanan
  • Dr. Teresa Buchheit
  • Victor Bernal-Crespo
  • Lynn Carmony
  • Angie Chan
  • Julie Commons
  • Mindy Cotton
  • Dr. Caroline Gillespie Harmon
  • Rose Giroux
  • Jeannine Henry
  • Dr. Stephanie Inoue
  • Dr. Tomo Inoue
  • Patty Kirts
  • Cindy Lavignette
  • Dr. Kellie McGrady
  • Dr. Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
  • Cindy Ralston
  • Janet Rivers
  • Sheila Stingle
  • Becca Witman
  • Jordan Williams
  • Carol Zink
  • ADDL Team Award: Louann Albregts, Tracey Clark, Brenda Turner

2018

  • Paige Allen
  • Patty Bonney
  • Ariel Werner Bontrager
  • Tressa Bowman
  • Kathleen Burke
  • Josh Clark
  • Lindsey Fourez
  • Martie Knill
  • Sarah Lahrman
  • Julie Lewellen
  • Samantha McFarland
  • Pam Phegley
  • Julie Roahrig
  • Chris Royce
  • Jessica Schneider

2017

  • Adrianne Fisch
  • Jan Goetz
  • Jesse Mabbitt
  • Nicholas O’Neill
  • Gloria Powell
  • Cassandra Simmons
  • Steve Vollmer
  • Kathy Allen
  • Susan Boesch
  • Dee DuSold
  • Larissa Budreau
  • LeAnna Sanders
  • Lisa Wright
  • Eric Zamora-Moran

2016

  • Elaine Baird
  • Allison Carey
  • Angie Chan
  • Debbie Johnson
  • Velina Lindley
  • Ann Walters
  • Donna Schrader
  • Katrina Miller
  • Manoel Figueiredo Meto
  • Tony Scalone
  • Donna Schrader
  • Ann Walters
  • Crystal Hagan
  • Lexie Hayenga
  • William Kielhorn
  • Jason Lee
  • Gabrielle Shafer
  • Marisol Uribe

Learn more about Purdue's Bravo+ Award Program.