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March 3-5, 2022 at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC

Billy E. Hooper for Distinguished Service


Dr. Daryl D. Buss - DVM, PhD

Dr. Darryl D. Buss, former Dean and Professor Emeritus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine is the recipient of the 2022 AAVMC Billy E. Hooper Award for Distinguished Service for the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The Billy E. Hooper Award for Distinguished Service is presented to an individual whose leadership and vision has made a significant contribution to academic veterinary medicine and the veterinary profession. Dr. Buss has provided leadership in academic veterinary medicine for over 50 years, serving most recently at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for 17 years as the Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, and a faculty member in the Department of Comparative Biosciences. Dr. Buss authored or co-authored 74 publications that substantially contributed to the body of knowledge in cardiology, and his research was funded by the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association. In addition, to his many notable contributions to academia, he also served in various veterinary medicine professional organizations. Dr. Buss served as Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (JVME) from 2013-2021.

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