Merck Veterinary Award

Established in 1985, and sponsored by Merck Animal Health, this award is presented to a CVMA member whose work in food animal production practice, clinical research, or basic sciences is judged to have contributed significantly to the advancement of food animal medicine and surgery, including heard health management. The award consists of $1,000 and a plaque.

Past Recipients

  • 2016: Dr. Larry Hammell (view photo)
  • 2015: Dr. Doug MacDougald (view photo)
  • 2014: Dr. Gord Atkins 
  • 2013: Dr. John Kastelic (view photo)
  • 2012: Dr. Todd Duffield (view photo)
  • 2011: Dr. Cheryl Waldner (view photo)
  • 2010: Dr. Herman Barkema (view photo)
  • 2009: Dr. Jacques Lussier (view photo)
  • 2008: Dr. Laurent Viel (view photo)
  • 2007: Dr. Chris Bigland (posthumous)
  • 2006: Dr. Neil Shantz
  • 2005: Dr. James Sawatsky 
  • 2004: Dr. André Cécyre (view photo)
  • 2003: Dr. Kerry Lissemore
  • 2002: Dr. Greg Keefe
  • 2001: Dr. Tim Guichon
  • 2000: Dr. David Kelton
  • 1999: Dr. Daniel Hurnik
  • 1998: Dr. Eugene Janzen
  • 1997: Dr. Dennis Rach
  • 1996: Dr. Kenneth E. Leslie
  • 1995: Dr. Ian Dohoo
  • 1994: Dr. G. Kee Jim
  • 1993: Dr. Paul Baillargeon
  • 1992: Dr. Reuben Mapletoft
  • 1991: Dr. Ken Leslie
  • 1990: Dr. Pierre Lamothe
  • 1989: Dr. Robert A. Jack
  • 1988: Dr. Martin S. Wenkoff
  • 1987: Dr. S. Wayne Martin
  • 1986: Dr. Robert A. Curtis
  • 1985: Dr. Otto M. Radostits