|Dr. Kosanke 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.
Stanley D. Kosanke, DVM, Ph.D., of Edmond, Okla., graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oklahoma State University in 1970. Kosanke then attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University and obtained his Ph.D. in 1975. He is currently an associate professor within the Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, and adjunct Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, College of Dentistry at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where he has been a faculty member for 36 years.
Kosanke has served as principal investigator, co-investigator or consulting veterinary pathologist on 25 National Institutes of Health research grants. He has authored or co-authored 92 full-length research publications and 66 research abstracts. He provides consultation services to several private veterinary reference laboratories including consulting veterinary pathologist to the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, among many others.
Kosanke 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.