Winners of the 2011 BSAVA awards were announced at the opening ceremony of Congress on March 31, in a ceremony hosted by the BBC’s Katie Rowlett.

Winners of the 2011 BSAVA awards were announced at the opening ceremony of Congress on March 31, in a ceremony hosted by the BBC’s Katie Rowlett.
 
In his opening speech, BSAVA president Grant Petrie welcomed prizewinners, as well as their friends and family who were in attendance.

He said: “To win an award is recognition of your hard work, professionalism and dedication to your particular area of expertise – but moreover, it is recognition, by your peers, for your outstanding contributions to the veterinary profession.”
 
The 2011 BSAVA award winners were:

Prof Sandy Trees and David Burton.AMOROSO AWARD : Alexander “Sandy” Trees
This award was instituted in memory of the late Professor E.C. Amoroso of the Royal Veterinary College. It is presented for outstanding contributions to small animal studies by a non-clinical member of university staff.

The 2011 Amoroso Award was presented to Prof Trees for major contributions to the understanding of protozoal parasite infections in dogs, notably Neospora caninum.

MELTON AWARD : Amanda Boag
This award is presented annually for meritorious contributions by veterinary surgeons to small animal veterinary practice. The award takes the form of BSAVA Manuals and a cheque.

Philip Lhermette.SIMON AWARD : Philip Lhermette
The Simon Award is presented annually to a member of the BSAVA for outstanding contributions in the field of veterinary surgery.

WOODROW AWARD : Alex German
This award is presented to a member of the BSAVA for outstanding contributions in the field of small animal veterinary medicine. The award takes the form of BSAVA manuals, a cheque and a silver salver held for one year and is in memory of C.E. Woodrow, a founder member of the association and, of course, its first president.

J.A. WIGHT MEMORIAL AWARD : Clare Rusbridge

This award is presented annually by the Blue Cross animal welfare charity and takes the form of an inscribed figure and a cheque. The award celebrates the memory of Alf Wight, otherwise known to millions as the fictitious James Herriot, and is awarded to recognise outstanding contributions to the welfare of companion animals.

PETSAVERS AWARD : Samantha Taylor
This award is presented to the author of the best clinical research paper published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice during the 12 months ending October 31, 2010. The award goes, this year, to Samantha Taylor for the paper Feline extranodal lymphoma: response to chemotherapy and survival in 110 cats, written with M. R. Goodfellow, W. J. Browne, B. Walding, S. Murphy, S. Tzannes, M. Gerou-Ferriani, A. Schwartz and J.M. Dobson.

Professor N. Sydney MoïseDUNKIN AWARD : Graham Hayes
This award is presented to the author of the most valuable article published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice by a small animal practitioner during the 12 months ending October 31, 2010. The 2011 winning paper is Gastrointestinal foreign bodies in dogs and cats: a retrospective study of 208 cases, and the award goes to Graham Hayes.

BLAINE AWARD : Professor Gail K. Smith
This award is presented for outstanding contributions to the advancement of small animal veterinary medicine or surgery. The award takes the form of textbooks and a cheque.

BOURGELAT AWARD: Professor N. Sydney Moïse
This award is presented annually by the BSAVA as the primary international recognition for really outstanding contributions to the field of small animal practice. The award, which takes the form of glass artwork and a scroll, was presented to Sydney Moïse, author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters, and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Veterinary Cardiology.

James YeatesOther awards included the World Veterinary Year 2011 Award, which went to l’École Nationale Vétérinaire de Lyon, the world’s first veterinary school, founded by Claude Bourgelat. It was accepted by the director general and dean, Dr Stephane Martinot.

Awards were also made for the best clinical research abstracts presented by a resident or graduate student at BSAVA Congress 2010. The winners were:

  • Medical: James Yeates for Development of a participatory tool for owner-assessment of dog quality of life ;
  • Surgery: Sarah Thomson for Preliminary investigations into the analgesic efficacy of topical ocular morphine in dogs and cats ; and
  • Practitioner: Lorenzo Novello for A survey on the use of pharmacokinetic model-driven intravenous infusions of propofol and opioids in Italy.
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