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ARPAS Members Recognition and Awards

ARPAS Members: 2020 Affiliated Society Recognitions

Congratulations to the following ARPAS members for the recognitions they received from their scientific societies this past year:

American Dairy Science Association

  • Dr. Rich Erdman, PhD, PAS, of the University of Maryland, became President of ADSA
  • Dr. Luis O. Tedeschi, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of Texas A&M University, received the FASS-American Feed Industry Association New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award.
  • Dr. John K Bernard, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of the University of Georgia, received the Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award.
  • Kelly E. Mitchell, MS, Assoc. PAS, of The Ohio State University, won the Purina Animal Nutrition Graduate Student Poster Contest.
  • Cody McCary, MS, Assoc. PAS, of the University of Florida, received the ADSA Foundation Graduate Student Literature Review Award.
  • Dr. Jeffrey L. Firkins, PhD, PAS, of The Ohio State University, was announced as a Fellow of the American Dairy Science Association in 2020.

American Society of Animal Science

  • Dr. Glenn Duff, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of New Mexico State University, became President of ASAS.
  • Dr. Terry Engle, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of the Colorado State University, received the American Feed Industry Association Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research
  • Dr. Luis O. Tedeschi, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of Texas A&M University, received the Animal Growth and Development Award
  • Dr. Daniel M. Schaefer, PhD, PAS, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was announced as a Fellow of the American Society of Animal Science in the Administration Category.
  • Dr. Daniel Benz, PhD, PAS, of the US Food and Drug Administration, was announced as a Fellow of the American Society of Animal Science in the Industry Category.
  • Dr. Robert J Coleman, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of the University of Kentucky, was announced as a Fellow of the American Society of Animal Science in the Teaching Category. Dr. Coleman also received the Equine Science Award.
  • Dr. Robert P. Wettemann, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of Oklahoma State University, received the L.E. Casida Award.
  • Dr. Kenneth J. Stalder, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of Iowa State University, received the Rockefeller Prentice Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics.
  • Dr. Kacie L. McCarthy, PhD, Assoc. PAS, of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, received the Wilson G. Pond International Travel Award.

American Meat Science Association

  • Dr. Temple Grandin, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of the Colorado State University, received the International Lectureship Award.

Equine Science Society

  • The annual meeting of ESS is every other year; no honors were awarded in 2020

Poultry Science Association

  • No ARPAS award recipients in 2020.

Other Awards

  • Dr. Michael Galyean, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of Texas Tech University, was named a 2020 recipient of the Legends of Feedlot Nutrition by the Plains Nutrition Council.
  • Dr. Mark Branine, PhD, PAS, of Zinpro Corporation, was named a 2021 recipient of the Legends of Feedlot Nutrition by the Plains Nutrition Council.
  • Dr. N. Andy Cole, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS, of USDA-ARS (retired), was named a 2021 recipient of the Legends of Feedlot Nutrition by the Plains Nutrition Council.

Congratulations to all the award winners!

Please let us know if we missed any ARPAS members who won awards this year.

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ARPAS Newsletter

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

ARPAS Announcements

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ARPAS Executive Vice President
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2021 Distinguished Professional Animal Scientist Award
2021 ARPAS General Elections – Voting Opens April 1
Reminder: ARPAS Now Offering ONLINE EXAMS
Reminder: AAS Journal Access Activation process
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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

President’s Letter

Daryl Kleinschmit, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS

First, I would like to wish all ARPAS members a happy and prosperous 2021. In addition, I hope all of us can get back to some level of normalcy over this new year, though admittedly, we may not know what that looks like yet.

One thing that 2020 has taught us as an organization is that we need to be adaptable to societal changes if we are going to meet the needs of our current members and recruit new ones. This challenge was successfully met head-on as denoted by the following two examples:

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Executive Vice President’s Report

Kenneth Cummings, PhD, PAS, Dipl. ACAS

What a difference a year makes? I state this in the form of a question that we all need to answer regarding our personal and professional lives. One year ago, COVID-19 was not a factor in our individual worlds. Now, a year later, it dominates them. The same can be said for ARPAS.

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