Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

AVEPM 2010 Schwabe Symposium

Animal Health Surveillance: From Science to Application

A Symposium Honoring the Professional Accomplishments of

Dr. Preben Willeberg

On behalf of the Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (AVEPM), I am pleased to announce that Dr. Preben Willeberg, Senior Veterinary Global Health Specialist with the Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Adjunct Honorary Professor of Animal Disease Control and Surveillance at the University of Copenhagen, and Adjunct Honorary Professor of Epidemiology at the Technical University of Denmark, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Calvin W. Schwabe Award for Lifetime Achievement in Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine.

This award is presented annually by the AVEPM, and previous recipients include Drs. Calvin W. Schwabe, Robert K. Anderson, James H. Steele, S. Wayne Martin, Clive C. Gay, David W. Hird, and Hollis N. Erb. This award will be presented on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) at a special symposium featuring a keynote address delivered by Dr. Willeberg in addition to presentations from colleagues and protégés. The theme of this year’s Schwabe Symposium will be “Animal health surveillance: from science to application.”

Please plan to attend this special event which will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec 5, 2010, at the Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois.

Please note that a call for nominations for the 2011 Schwabe Award will be issued very shortly. We encourage you to consider mentors that have been important to your careers, and to nominate them for this prestigious award.

For more information about AVEPM, the Schwabe Symposium or CRWAD, please visit the following web site:

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Jan M. Sargeant, President

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