Clinical Sciences

Awards and Accomplishments

Partial List of Clinical Sciences Awards & Accomplishments

2020 Teaching Excellence in the Third Year Award Dr. Ken Harkin
2020 International Collaboration Incentive Recognition Dr. Raghavendra Amachawadi
2020 SAVMA Faculty Community Outreach Award Dr. Kate KuKanich
2020 Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award Dr. Tom Schermerhorn
2020 Award for Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Nicky Cassel
2020 Award for Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. David Eshar
2020 Award for Excellence in Junior Faculty Mentoring Dr. Walter Renberg
2020 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Marjory Artzer
2020 Dr. William and Deanna Pritchard Veterinary Service and Outreach Award Dr. Sue Nelson
2019 Oxbow Quest Award in Recognition of Excellence in Exotic Mammal Medicine Dr. James Carpenter
2019 American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology & Therapeutics Distinguished Fellow Dr. Mike Apley
2019 Award of Excellence in Junior Faculty Mentoring Dr. Matt Miesner
2019 Award of Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Tom Schermerhorn
2019 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Kara Berke
2018 Teaching Excellence in the First Year Award Dr. Ryane Englar
2018 Teaching Excellence in the Third Year Award Dr. Emily Klocke
2018 Teaching Excellence in the Third Year Award Dr. Justin Thomason
2018 Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award Dr. Manuel Chamorro
2018 Dr. William and Deanna Pritchard Veterinary Service and Outreach Award Dr. Chris Blevins
2018 Award of Excellence in Junior Faculty Mentoring Dr. Sue Nelson
2018 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Emily Klocke
2017 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association Distinguished Service Award Dr. Emily Klocke
2017 Teaching Excellence in the First Year Award Dr. Bob Larson
2017 Teaching Excellence in the Third Year Award Dr. Emily Reppert
2017 Award of Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. David Biller
2017 Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award Dr. Kenneth Harkin
2017 Dr. William and Deanna Pritchard Veterinary Service and Outreach Award Dr. David Biller
2017 Kansas State University Mentoring Fellowship Award Dr. Jessica Meekins
2017 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Neala Boyer
2017 Excellence and Engagement Award Dr. Brad Crauer
2016 Teaching Excellence in the Third Year Award Dr. Kenneth Harkin
2016 Iman Outstanding Teacher Award Dr. Robert Larson
2016 KVMA Distinguished Service Award Dr. James Carpenter
2016 Dr. William and Deanna Pritchard Veterinary Service and Outreach Award Dr. Elizabeth Davis
2016 Kansas State University Mentoring Fellowship Award Dr. David Eshar
2016 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Brad Crauer
2016 Bud Newell Award for outstanding service to the Kansas Horse Council and the Kansas Equine Industry Dr. Chris Blevins
2015 Teaching Excellence in the Third Year Award Dr. Warren Beard
2015 KSU Distinguished Service Award by the KVMA for her work with veterinarians in Kansas, selected by KVMA member practitioners. Dr. Elizabeth Davis
2015 Zoetis Award for Teaching Excellence Dr. Justin Thomason
2015 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Sasha Thomason
2015 Stange Alumnus Award from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State Dr. Kenneth Harkin
2015 15 Top Exotic Animal Veterinary Professors - Association of Vet Tech Colleges Dr. David Eshar
2015 15 Top Exotic Animal Veterinary Professors - Association of Vet Tech Colleges Dr. James M. Carpenter
2014 Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Dr. David Biller
2014 Award for Excellence in Intern Mentoring Dr. Jim Carpenter
2014 Excellence in Teaching Third Year Award Dr. Justin Thomason
2014 Top 15 Veterinary Dental Professors Dr. Jennifer Akers
2014 KSU Distinguished Service Award by the KVMA for her work with veterinarians in Kansas, selected by KVMA member practitioners. Dr. Shelie Laflin
2014 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Justin Thomason
2014 Zoetis Distinguished Teaching Award Dr. Nora Schrag
2014 “Top 15 Large Animal Veterinary Professors” – Association of Veterinary Technical Colleges Dr. Mike Apley
2013 Academy of Veterinary Consultants Outstanding Service Award "for dedicating his career to improving animal health and veterinary medicine by sharing his insights and expertise on antibiotic use in livestock" Dr. Mike Apley
2013 Distinguished Outreach Award Dr. Dan Thomson
2013 Recognition by Bovine Veterinarian’s list of the top 20 veterinarians who have had “extraordinary influence” on the beef or dairy industries. Dr. Mike Apley
2013 Recognition by Bovine Veterinarian’s list of the top 20 veterinarians who have had “extraordinary influence” on the beef or dairy industries Dr. Dan Thomson
2013 Iman Outstanding Teacher Award Dr Ken Harkin
2013 Novartis Teaching Excellence Award Dr. Dan Thomson
2013 Award for Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Warren Beard
2013 Award for Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Kate Stenske Kukanich
2013 Distinguished Service Award by Kansas State University and the College of Veterinary Medicine at K-State Dr. David S. Hodgson
2013 Pet Tribute Award Dr. Emily Klocke
2013 Norden-Pfizer-Zoetis Animal Health Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award Dr. Ken Harkin
2013 Academy of Veterinary Consultants Distinguished Service Award Dr. Mike Apley
2013 Wilford Bailey Distinguished Alumni Award by the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University Dr. David Biller
2013 Kansas State University Presidential Award for Outstanding Department Head Dr. Bonnie Rush
2012-2013 T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year Dr. James Carpenter
2012 Novartis Teaching Excellence Award Dr. Kenneth Harkin
2012 Kansas State University Recognition Award for quality mentoring in research. Developing Scholars Program Dr. Maria Ferrer
2012 ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series Awardee Dr. Kate KuKanich
2012 The Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences Award presented by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Dr. Daniel Thomson
2012 Award for Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Amy Rankin
2012 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association KSU Distinguished Service Award Dr. Amy Rankin
2012 Pet Tribute Award Dr. Lindsey Blevins
2012 Dr. William and Deanna Pritchard Veterinary Service and Outreach Award Dr. Kenneth Harkin
2011 Award for Excellence in Junior Faculty Mentoring Dr. Emily Klocke
2011 Award for Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Heather Towle
2011 NAVC Food Animal Speaker of the Year Award Dr. David Andersen
2011 Novartis Excellence in Teaching Third Year Award Dr. Emily Klocke
2011 International Educator of the Year Award Dr. Walter Renberg
2011 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award from the Kansas Farm Bureau Dr. Dan Thomson
2011 Continuing Educator of the Year Dr. David Biller
2011 Distinguished Alumnus from the College of Veterinary Medicine at NCSU Dr. David Andersen
2011 Mary J. Reed Equine Compassion Award Dr. Chris Blevins
2011 Pet Tribute Award Dr. Heather Towle
2011 Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award Dr. Matt Miesner
2010 Avian and Exotics Continuing Educator of the Year - 82nd Annual Western Veterinary Conference Dr. James Carpenter
2010 Outstanding Master of Public Health Student- Kansas State University Excellence in Public Health awards reception Dr. Jennifer Akers
2010 Mary J. Reed Equine Compassion Award Dr. Elizabeth Davis
2010 Pet Tribute Faculty Fellow Award Dr. Mary Lynn Higginbotham
2010 Distinguished Alumni Award from Texas Tech University for Advanced Degree Graduate of Distinction Dr. Dan Thomson
2010 Novartis Excellence in Teaching Award Dr. Heather Towle
2010 Award for Excellence in Junior Faculty Mentoring Dr. David Anderson
2010 Award for Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Diane Mason
2010 Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award, Kansas State University Dr. Meredyth Jones
2009 Distinguished Alumnus, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University Dr. Bonnie Rush
2009 Distinguished Alumnus, College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University Dr. James Carpenter
2009 Mary J. Reed Equine Compassion Award Dr. Laurie Beard
2009 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Laurie Beard
2009 Kansas State University Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship - Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award Dr. Mike Apley
2009 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association KSU Distinguished Service Award Dr. Mike Apley
2009 Who’s Who in Veterinary Medical Education Dr. Dan Thomson
2009 Strathmore’s Who’s Who: A Professional and Executive Registry Dr. Dan Thomson
2009 Novartis Excellence in Teaching Award Dr. Dan Thomson
2009 Award for Excellence in Junior Faculty Mentoring Dr. David Biller
2009 Award for Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Rose McMurphy
2009 Pfizer Award for Teaching Excellence Dr. Emily Klocke
2009 FDAH for Excellence in Clinical Instruction of 4th year students Dr. Emily Klocke
2009 E. R. Frank Award Dr. David Hodgson
2008 Novartis Teaching Excellence Award Dr. Meredyth Jones
2008 Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Emily Klocke
2008 Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Dr. Michael Apley
2008 Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Dr. Lisa Freeman
2008 Pfizer Award for Teaching Excellence Dr. Kenneth Harkin
2008 FDAH for Excellence in Clinical Instruction of 4th year students Dr. Matt Miesner
2008 Mary Reed Award for Compassion in Treating Equine Patients Dr. Laurie Beard
2008 Pet Tribute Faculty Award Dr. Amy Dixon-Jiminez
2007 Who’s Who Among American Teachers, KSU, CVM. Dr. Dan Thomson
2007 Kansas State University Distinguished Service Award Recipient, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Dan Thomson
2007 Excellence in Faculty Mentoring, Department of Clinical Sciences Dr. Bonnie Rush
2007 Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow Dr. Robert Larson
2007 Excellence in Resident Mentoring Dr. Walter Renberg
2007 Mary J. Reed Equine Compassion award Dr. Elizabeth Davis
2007 Bayer Teaching Excellence Award for Outstanding Instruction of 2nd Year Students Dr. Mike Apley
2007 Carl J. PfizerDistinguished Teacher Award Dr. Elizabeth Davis
2007 FDAH Excellence in Teaching during the 4th year Dr. David Anderson
2007 KSU Distinguished Service Award by the KVMA for his work with veterinarians in Kansas. This is great recognition as the award was selected by KVMA member practitioners. Dr. Dan Thomson
Jarvis Chair in Small Animal Internal Medicine - 2001 to present Dr. Greg Grauer
2007 “One of the 6 most influential veterinarians in the cattle feeding industry” Academy of Veterinary Consultants Dr. Mike Apley
2007 Doughman Professorship in Small Animal Surgery 2004-2010 Dr. Jim Roush
2006 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, KSU Distinguished Service Dr. Kenneth R Harkin
2006 Jones Professorship Dr. Dan Thomson
2006 Coleman Chair in Food Animal/Production Medicine Dr. Bob Larson
2006 to present Upham Professorship Dr. David Biller
2006 Pet Trust Professorship Dr. Sue Nelson
2006 Teaching Excellence Award for Outstanding Instruction of Clinical Medicine of the 4th Year Students Dr. Emily Klocke
2006 Novartis Teaching Excellence Award for Outstanding Instruction of 3rd Year Students Dr. Hans Coetzee
2006 Board of Regents ACVS Dr. David Anderson
2006 Carl J. Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award Dr. Thomas Schermerhorn
2005 Kansas State University Clinical Teaching Award Dr. Barret Bulmer
2005 Novartis Excellence in Teaching Award Dr. Dan Thomson
2004 Emil Dolensek Award for appreciation for exceptional contributions to the conservation, care and understanding of zoo and free-ranging wildlife Dr. James Carpenter
2004 Outstanding Woman Veterinarian of the Year, Association for Woman Veterinarians Dr. Bonnie Rush
2004 Carl J. Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award Dr. Ruthanne Chun
2003 Dr. Rush received the PfizerDistinguished Teacher Award Dr. Bonnie Rush
2001 Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award given to Dr. Kenneth Harkin Dr. Kenneth Harkin
2001 Pet Trust Faculty Fellow Award given to Dr. Ruthanne Chun Dr. Ruthanne Chun
2001 Dr. Jerome Vestweber has been awarded the E.R. Frank Award. He will be recognized for his meritorious service to the college and the veterinary profession. Dr. Jerome Vestweber
2001 Installed as the President of the KVMA in January 2001 Dr. Alan Brightman
2001 Elected Board of Directors of the Western Veterinary Conference on February 15, 2001 Dr. William Fortney
2000 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association KSU Distinguished Service Award Dr. Ruthanne Chun
2000 Dr. James Carpenter Named Exotics DVM of the Year: 2000 at the International Conference on Exotic Animals Dr. James Carpenter
2000 Elected to the International Scientific Committee for the XXI World Buiatics Congress in December 2000 Dr. Peter Chenoweth
Dr. James Carpenter received a Service Award from the Morris Animal Foundation for his "Contribution to Animal Health" as a Member and Chair of the Wildlife Scientific Advisory Board, 1997-2001 in Denver Co. Dr. James Carpenter