|OSU HONORS THREE ALUMNI|
2006 Distinguished Alumni Recipients Announced
STILLWATER, Okla.—Drs. James Brandt (’64), Edwin Fisher (’63) and Robert Fulton (’66) each recently received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association. These men were honored at a luncheon held on their behalf at the ConocoPhillips Alumni Center located on the Stillwater campus.
Each year the Veterinary Center solicits nominations for the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of outstanding professional and personal achievements and contributions to the enhancement of the veterinary medicine profession. Nominees must be an alumni member for 20 years or more and must have contributed significant service to OSU, the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Alumni Association, society, the profession, and the community. "It is the contributions of veterinarians, such as this year’s recipients, that continue to bring honor to Oklahoma State," says Dr. Michael Lorenz, dean and professor of the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. "Our alumni bring us great pride as they contribute to the health and welfare of animals and humans through community practice, mentoring, and research. We graduate competent, confident, practice-ready veterinarians who provide quality animal healthcare and a life commitment to improve the field of veterinary medicine."
Dr. James Brandt practiced small animal medicine in Florida most of his career.
Dr. Edwin Fisher continues to practice veterinary medicine in Winfield, Kan., where he has been since he became a partner in a mixed animal practice in 1965.
Dr. Robert Fulton has been a faculty member at OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences since 1982. He is an excellent veterinary virologist with major interests in bovine viruses. Earlier in 2006, Dr. Fulton was appointed as the McCasland Foundation Endowed Chair for Food Animal Research.