From left to right: Penn president Dr. Amy Gutmann, Vernon Hill, Shirley Hill (with Duffy), and Dr. Barnard Vallat
Dr. Bernard Vallat Awarded $100,000 as First Penn Vet World Award Recipient; Two Penn Vet Students Selected for First Student Inspiration Awards Receive $100,000 Each
April 14, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Dr. Bernard Vallat, director general of the World Organization for Animal Health, has been selected as the first recipient of the Penn Vet World Award. The award is given annually to a veterinarian who has dramatically changed the practice and image of the profession and substantially influenced the lives and careers of others, and provides $100,000 in unrestricted funding to the recipient.
“I can think of no one more appropriate to receive this award,” said Dr. Joan C. Hendricks, the Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine. “Dr. Vallat’s vision and leadership have changed the practice and image of the veterinary profession throughout the world.” more >>
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