DVM Alumni Awards

CVM Distinguished Veterinary Alumni Award


The College of Veterinary Medicine's Distinguished Veterinary Alumni Award is given to honor distinguished DVM graduates for veterinary excellence in practice or teaching and research.

Excellence in Practice

For outstanding contributions in clinical, diagnostic, military, public health, regulatory, or other practice service.

 

Excellence in Teaching and Research

For outstanding contributions to excellence in teaching and/or research.

 

Alumni Award Nominations are due September 1, 2017.


Eligibility

Any veterinarian who has been in possession of a DVM degree from Washington State University for more than five years is eligible for nomination in either of the following two categories:

  • Excellence in Practice in any of the following areas: clinical, diagnostic, military, public health, regulatory, or other.

  • Excellence in Teaching and Research: Nominee's contributions to the profession may have been made in either or both of the following areas: Excellence in Teaching and/or Excellence in Research.

The Awards

The award consist of a plaque that will be presented to the awardee. In addition, each recipient will have his/her name added to a plaque in Bustad Hall.

Nomination Process

  1. Please complete the nomination form.
  2. Arrange for two additional recommendation letters to be sent from others in support of this nomination.
  3. Additional sheets and supportive documents can also be sent.
    (The more information you can provide, the better the chances are for your candidate.)

Online Nomination Form

The nomination form is available to fill out and submit on-line. Please don’t forget to send any supplemental information to the address below.

Please mail, email or fax to:

Michelle Mielke
PO Box 647010
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University
Pullman WA 99164-7010

Telephone: 509-335-1365
Fax: 509-335-2132
Email: mielke@vetmed.wsu.edu

Past Recipients (Recipient Bios)


  • 2016: Scott Adams (’72 DVM, ’79 Ph.D.) Excellence in Teaching and Research
  • 2014: Michael Garner (’87 DVM) Excellence in Teaching and Research
  • 2013: Robert B. Wilson ('61 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2013: Roger A. Renne ('66 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2013: Gary L. Cook ('71 DVM) Excellence in Practice
  • 2012: Steven C. Budsberg ('80 BS, '83 DVM, '83 MS) Teaching and Research
  • 2012: Terrence J. Brown ('74 DVM) Excellence in Practice
  • 2012: E. Eugene Elefson ('63 DVM) Excellence in Practice
  • 2012: Robert T. Franklin ('75 BS, '76 BS, '79 DVM) Excellence in Practice
  • 2012: John L. Poppe ('86 DVM ) Excellence in Practice
  • 2012: Gary L. Seawright ('63 DVM) Excellence in Practice
  • 2011: Steven M. Niemi ('82 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2011: Norman Rantanen ('67 DVM, '71 MS) Teaching and Research
  • 2011: Norm Rantanen ('67 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2010: Charles Sedgwick ('57 DVM) Excellence in Practice
  • 2010: Thomas Meyer ('73 DVM) Excellence in Practice
  • 2010: Susan Stover ('74 BS, '76 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2010: Lance Perryman ('70 DVM, '75 PhD) Teaching and Research
  • 2009: Kathryn Bayne ('87 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2008: Steve Krakowka ('71 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2008: Robert Nakamura ('59 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2008: Steve Parish ('73 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2008: Jack Robinette ('54 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2007: David Anderson ('61 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2007: Nancy Gillett ('76 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2007: Michael Hauser ('84 DVM) Practice
  • 2006: Steve Haskins ('69 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2006: Loren Koller ('65 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2006: Charles Martin ('65 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2006: Kenneth Sinibaldi ('69 DVM) Practice
  • 2005: Fletcher Hahn ('64 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2005: Thomas Newland ('54 DVM) Practice
  • 2005: Marvin Prentice ('51 DVM) Practice
  • 2004: Jack Reynolds ('75 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2004: Dean Smith ('49 DVM) Practice
  • 2003: Tats Matsuoka ('59 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2002: Joe Bergevin ('60 DVM), Practice
  • 2001: Conrad Ferreira ('45 DVM), Practice
  • 2001: Orland Soave, ('44 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 2000: None awarded
  • 1999: Kyle Frandle ('80 DVM) Practice
  • 1999: Roger McClellan ('60 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 1998: L. Everett Macomber ('63 DVM) Practice
  • 1998: Raymond E Reed ('51 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 1997: Charles Capen ('60 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 1997: Major Nilson ('53 DVM) Practice
  • 1996: Stan B. Coe ('57 DVM) Practice
  • 1996: Floris M Garner ('50 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 1995: Bernard R Pinckney ('44 DVM) Practice
  • 1995: Jack G. Stevens ('57 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 1994: Robert Leader ('52 DVM) Teaching and Research
  • 1994: Robert Whitaker ('54 DVM) Practice
  • 1993: George Migaki ('52 DVM) 
  • 1993: Roy Peterson ('45 DVM) 
  • 1992: Nels Konnerup ('42 DVM) 
  • 1992: Harold Warsinske ('42 DVM) 
  • 1991: James Kraft ('41 DVM) 
  • 1991: William McGee ('40 DVM) 
  • 1990: Richard Hall ('58 DVM) 
  • 1989: Robert Burch ('43 DVM) 
  • 1989: Gabel Conner ('41 DVM) 
  • 1988: Leo K. Bustad ('49 DVM) 
  • 1988: John Gorham ('46 DVM) 
  • 1987: Richard Ott ('45 DVM) 
  • 1986: Arnold Slater ('52 DVM) 
  • 1985: Phillip R Morgan ('51 DVM) 
  • 1984: Floyd Frank ('51 DVM) 
  • 1983: Alex Ryncarz ('44 DVM) 
  • 1982: George D. Duby ('43 DVM) 
  • 1981: R. Keith ('55 DVM) 
  • 1980: Donald Jasper ('42 DVM) 
  • 1978: Walter Stiern ('38 DVM) 
  • 1976: Arturs Vitums 
  • 1974: M. R.Clarkson ('30 DVM) 
  • 1974: Thomas C. Jones ('35 DVM) 
  • 1974: Fred D. Maurer ('37 DVM) 
  • 1974: Charles Schroeder ('29 DVM) 
  • 1974: Ernest C. Stone ('42 DVM) 
  • 1974: Myron A. Thom ('29 DVM)