(December 18, 2008 Stillwater, OK) – Dr. Sidney A. Ewing, emeritus faculty member at Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, was honored as the 2008 Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease (CRWAD) Dedicatee for the 89th Annual Meeting held recently in Chicago, Ill.
Ewing was recognized for his many contributions to veterinary medicine and specifically his support of CRWAD for almost 50 years. In addition to presenting papers at this conference, he has held numerous leadership roles over the years.
Nominated by Dr. Katherine Kocan, Pathobiology, OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, she noted that Ewing has had a remarkable career in all aspects—service, administration, teaching, and research.
“Dr. Ewing has had a long and distinguished career in veterinary medicine,” explains Kocan. “He has provided effective administration, has positively influenced many graduate and veterinary students, and has made important contributions to tick-borne research. Most importantly, Dr. Ewing has upheld high standards of science, education, and human values thus serving as an excellent role model for all of us.”
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is one of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States and is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The center’s Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is open to the public and provides routine and specialized care for small and large animals. It also offers 24 hour emergency care and is certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.