Welcome to Catalyze 2022!
March 3-5, 2022 at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC

Excellence in Research


Dr. Barry Rouse - DVM, PhD, DSc

Dr. Barry T. Rouse, Lindsay Young Distinguished Professor, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine is the recipient of the 2022 AAVMC Excellence in Research Award. The AAVMC Excellence in Research Award designates the outstanding veterinary medical researcher of the year as selected by a committee of peers. Dr. Rouse is an exceptional researcher and known for his ability to challenge the status quo. He is also known for many significant contributions to the field and executes originality in experimental practices in which he often is the first to uncover impactful findings. He has been continuously funded for research by the National Institutes for Health (NIH) for the past 43 years and garnered more than $20M+ in funding. Additionally, Dr. Rouse has been first to create many experimental practices along with authoring 400+ peer reviewed scientific manuscripts.  His peers recognize him as both a scholar, mentor and sought-after speaker to both national and international audiences in the field.  

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