Washington - Experts in disease surveillance and animal health monitoring are recipients of the 2007 Karl F. Meyer-James H. Steele Gold Head Cane Award.
WASHINGTON — Experts in disease surveillance and animal health monitoring are recipients of the 2007 Karl F. Meyer-James H. Steele Gold Head Cane Award.
The American Veterinary Epidemiological Society (AVES) selected Drs. Leon Russell and Primo Arambulo III, recognizing their work in veterinary and human public health.
Awards will be presented this month during the American Veterinary Medical Association's annual convention in Washington. Hartz Mountain Corp. is sponsoring the event.
AVES President Dr. Lonnie King calls the winners "exceptional contributions to veterinary medicine and human safety."
Russell, president of the World Veterinary Association, teaches at Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine, the College of Medicine, School of Rural Public Health, Health Sciences Center Graduate Facility and the Faculties of Toxicology and Food Science and Technology.
Arambulo is a consultant for international affairs and global initiatives on veterinary education with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). He's spent 25-years with the Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization and has held academic appointments in seven veterinary colleges.