The winner will be recognized during the 12th WEVA Congress in Hyderabad, India, to be held November 2 –5, 2011. The recipient will be awarded a plaque and a $6,000 (U.S.) award, plus a $1000 contribution to travel costs. He or she will be invited to present an oral and written summary of their work to the Congress.
National equine veterinary practitioner associations and individual members of those organizations can submit a nomination. Nominees do not have to be members of the nominating association, nor do they have to be of the same nationality or live in the country from which the nomination stems.
Nominations should be comprised of the following contents:
- A brief (not more than one page) cover letter from the nominator. This should include the candidate’s name, address, telephone, e-mail address, fax number (if required), and a listing/summary of his/her current and past positions of employment.
- One-page listing the candidate’s major scientific publications from 2006 to 2010 (inclusive).
- One-page narrative of the scientific basis for this nomination. For example: for what advances in the management and treatment of pain in horses has this candidate been responsible within the last five years, and why are they noteworthy?
Nominations should be submitted electronically to:
David R. Hodgson, Professor and Head of Department
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Duck Pond Drive (0442)
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2011.