The VMAA presents Alumni Recognition Awards at five professional conferences each year, plus special recognition awards at other conferences/events. In addition to these, there are three awards given at the Annual Conference for Veterinarians in June during the Alumni Brunch:

Nominations are solicited and compiled for selection by the VMAA Executive Board.

Please send us your award nominations

Who do you think is deserving of an alumni association award? We want your input. Nominate an alumnus or alumna you hold in high esteem.

2019-2020 Alumni Award Honorees

Dr. Osmundo Castilla

Dr. Osmundo Castilla, DVM 1966

2020 VMX Alumni Recognition Award

Dr. John Voegeli

Dr. John Veogeli, DVM 1980

2019 Fetch dvm360 Alumni Recognition Award


Dr. Niall Finnegan and Maggie

Dr. Niall Finnegan, DVM 1979

2019 AVMA Alumni Recognition Award


Dr. Jim Dale

Dr. Jim Dale, DVM 1967

2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Dr. M.M. Chengappa


Dr. M.M. Chengappa

2019 E.R. Frank Award


Dr. Cameon Ohmes

Dr, Cameon Ohmes, DVM 2009

2019 Outstanding Young Alumnus

Dr. Lowell Novy


Dr. Lowell Novy

2019 WVC Alumni Recognition Award