|Dr. Blood Named Oklahoma State Veterinary Center 2013 Distinguished Alumnus|
(Stillwater, Okla., October 23, 2013) – Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences announced the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients—Drs. K. Shawn Blood, Stanley D. Kosanke, and David Panciera.
K. Shawn Blood, DVM, of Guymon, Okla., graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University in 1989. He currently serves as a technical service veterinarian for Zoetis covering the High Plains region. Blood became an equal partner in 1991 of the Sutton Veterinary Clinic in Sutton and Geneva, Nebraska. He is licensed and accredited to practice in Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
Blood received recognition from the American Association of Bovine Practitioners as the 2007 recipient of the Merial Excellence in Preventative Medicine – Beef Award at the Vancouver, British Columbia meeting. He also serves as the Oklahoma Director for the Academy of Veterinary Consultants Board of Directors.
Blood will be honored at a luncheon to be held at 11:30 a.m., on Nov. 8, 2013, at the Holiday Inn, 715 S. Country Club Road, Stillwater, OK (W. 6th Street/Hwy 51). Tickets may be purchased at $30/person at www.cvhs.okstate.edu/conference or by calling (405) 744-7672.
Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university. OSU's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is the only veterinary college in Oklahoma. One of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States, it 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. OSU is preparing students for a brighter future and building a brighter world for all. OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high quality teaching, research and outreach. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.