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.

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Recent Alumni Award Honorees

Dr. Steve Hodes

Dr. Steve Hodes, DVM 1979
2024 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Dr. Megan Ehlers

Dr. Megan Ehlers, DVM 1999
2024 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Dr. Shawna Hawkins

Dr. Shawna Hawkins, DVM 2016
2024 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

Dr. Rose McMurphy

Dr. Rose McMurphy
2024 ER Frank Award

Dr. Howard Erickson

Dr. Howard Erickson, DVM 1959
2024 Alumni Fellow

Dr. Adam Ruskin
Dr. Adam Ruskin, DVM 1990
2024 WVC Alumni Recognition Award

Dr. Matthew Edson
Dr. Matthew Edson, DVM 1969
2024 VMX Alumni Recognition Award

Dr. Charles Boreson

Dr. Charles Boreson, DVM 1973
2023 AAEP Alumni Recognition Award

Dr. Wilfred Schuler
Dr. Wilfred Schuler, DVM 1987
2023 AABP Alumni Recognition Award