AAAP Awards in 2020


The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) announced awards at the Virtual Annual Meeting held July 30th-August 6th. 

  • The Lasher-Bottorff Award went to Dr. Eric Gingerich in recognition of an avian diagnosticion or technical service veterinarian who has made important contributions to the poultry health program in North America over the past ten years.
  • The Phibro Animal Health Excellence in Poultry Research was awarded to Dr. Mark Jackwood of the University of Georgia where he serves as the J.R. Glisson Professor of Avian Medicine.
  • The P.P.Levine Award went to Dr. John R. Dunn as the senior author of the most worthy paper published in the Journal of Avian Diseases.  He is affiliated with the USDA-ARS National Poultry Research Center.
  • The AAAP Special Service Award in Excellence and Mentorship went to Dr. Mark Bland, a poultry veterinarian affiliated with Cutler Associates International.
  • Dr. Lisa Nolan and Patricia Dunn, Dr. Patricia Wakenell were inducted into the AAAP Hall of Honor.
  • Dr. John Glisson, who served as head of the Poultry Disease Research Center and as a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia and was subsequently Vice President of Research for USPOULTRY, was awarded AAAP Life Membership.




Dr Eric Gingerich

Dr. John Glisson