|Veterinarian Recognized for Service|
Dr. Kenneth Bartels, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Oklahoma State University, recently received the 2007 Visionary of the Year Award at the Southwest Veterinary Symposium held in Fort Worth, Texas.
The award honors a person who is actively engaged in private, public or corporate practice of veterinary medicine and is recognized by their profession.
Dr. Bartels is the McCasland Professor of Laser Surgery, Cohn Chair in Veterinary Medicine, Director of the Sarkeys Surgical Laser Laboratory and Colonel, Veterinary Corps, U.S. Army Reserve. Through memberships and positions held in various organizations too numerous to list, he has elevated the standards and goals of veterinary medicine. Dr. Bartels is also active in civic organizations contributing to the Stillwater community for many years. He is currently on active duty stationed at Ft. Gordon in Georgia.
“We are very pleased that Dr. Bartels is being recognized for his continuous service to the profession of veterinary medicine,” says Dr. Jerry Malayer, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. “He is most deserving of this honor.”