Alberta Veterinary Medical Association Service Award Recipients

EDMONTON, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual service awards.  The awards were presented at the ABVMA Annual Member Recognition Banquet at the Carriage House Inn in Calgary on February 28, 2015.

Dr. Colleen Pratt is the recipient of the ABVMA Meritorious Service Award.  This award is presented to a member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association who has demonstrated outstanding service to the ABVMA.  Service may be over the past year, or over the past several years.  This award is meant to recognize contributions to the association.

Dr. John Dugan is the recipient of this year's Veterinarian of the Year Award.  This award is presented to a member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association who has made an outstanding contribution to veterinary medicine or veterinary science as a registered veterinarian.  The contribution may be over a lifetime, not just the past year.  This award is meant to recognize contributions to the profession.

Dr. Leslie-Anne Smith is the recipient of the Young Veterinarian of the Year Award.  This award is presented to a new Alberta Veterinary Medical Association member who has shown enthusiasm for veterinary medicine and demonstrated leadership in the profession, particularly the ABVMA.  This award is normally meant to be presented to a veterinarian who has graduated within the last 5 years.

Dr. Jayne Takahashi is the recipient of this year's Communications Award.  This award is presented to a member or group of members of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association in recognition of the member's efforts to enhance the image of the veterinary profession.

Ms. Lori Rogers is the recipient of this year's ABVMA Animal Health Technologist of the Year Award.  This award is presented to a member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association who has made an outstanding contribution to veterinary medicine or veterinary science as a registered animal health technologist.  The contribution may be over a lifetime, not just the past year. This award is meant to recognize contributions to the profession.

The Alberta Association of Animal Health Technologists (AAAHT) also presented two awards at the event. Ms. Sophia David was presented with the AAAHT Appreciation Award and Dr. Jayne Takahashi was the recipient of the AAAHT Meritorious Service Award.

SOURCE Alberta Veterinary Medical Association

For further information: Midge Landals, ABVMA Manager, Communications and Professional Enhancement, (780) 489-5007

RELATED LINKS
http://www.avma.ab.ca

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890