Awards Celebration Honors Distinguished Alumni and Faculty

September 18, 2015

Purdue Veterinary Medicine awards for distinguished alumni and outstanding teachers were presented to four recipients at the annual Awards Celebration that was held during the Purdue Veterinary Conference Wednesday evening, September 10 in the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom.  Dr. Pete Bill (PU DVM ’80, MS ’85, PhD ’90), PVM assistant dean for academic affairs, teaching and learning, and professor of veterinary pharmacology, and Dr. John Schnarr (PU DVM ’70), owner of the Irvington Pet Clinic in Indianapolis, received the 2015 Purdue Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Awards.  The recognition of the honorees included the presentation of videos about each recipient.  Click here to view the video about Dr. Bill; click here to view the video of Dr. Schnarr.

Also honored at the event were Dr. Sandy San Miguel (PU DVM ’93, MS ’94, PhD ’97), associate dean for engagement and professor of swine production medicine, who received the Raymond E. Plue Outstanding Teacher Award; and Dr. John Christian (AUB DVM Honors ’82, PhD ’92), associate professor of veterinary clinical pathology and director of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory, who received the Alumni Faculty Award for Excellence.  Banners recognizing each recipient were displayed on stage during the ceremony and will be placed in the main Harrison Street entrance to Lynn Hall for the coming year.  Congratulations to all of the award recipients!

Writer: Kevin Doerr, pvmnews@purdue.edu


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