Nominations for the Wilson Award are currently CLOSED.
Residents/house officers, graduate students, and faculty are encouraged to submit nominations by emailing the following (.pdf or .doc) to firstname.lastname@example.org. More than one manuscript per resident/graduate student is permitted.
- Copy of a manuscript published/accepted for publication in a refereed journal/peer-reviewed scientific proceedings from January 1 - December 31, 2020.
- Brief biographic sketch of the resident/graduate student CV (education, veterinary work history, and a statement describing current research focus)
James M. Wilson Award for Outstanding Equine Research Publication
This award, established in 1994, is a memorial to the life and veterinary career of James M. Wilson, DVM. A 1945 graduate of The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Wilson was a well-known and respected racetrack veterinarian in California. During nearly 50 years of practice, he maintained a strong interest in equine research at UC Davis. He was also an enthusiastic participant in many of the School of Veterinary Medicine's continuing education programs.
Presented to a graduate student or Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital resident, this award recognizes an individual who significantly advances equine health through publication of the year's most outstanding research report.
|1996||Albert J. Kane, DVM, MPVM|
|1997||Leah Estberg, DVM, PhD|
|Kevin K. Haussler, DVM, CD, PhD|
|1998||Tracey K. Carrier, DVM, MPVM|
|1999||Jodi F. Hedges, PhD|
|2000||Nicola Pusterla, DVM, PhD|
|2001||Ashley Hill, DVM, MPVM|
|2002||Robert J. Brosnan, DVM, PhD|
|2003||Julie Baumber, PhD|
|2004||Jorge Nieto Estrada, DVM|
|2005||Keith Latson, DVM|
|2006||Jeffrey W. Norris, PhD|
|2007||Robert C. Tryon|
|2008||Jonathan D.C. Anderson|
|2009||Jacob J. Setterbo|
|2010||Lucy A. Anthenill|
|Stephanie A. Brault|
|2012||Carrie Finno, DVM, PhD|
|2013||Jacob Setterbo, PhD|
|2014||Isabelle Kilcoyne, MVB|
|2015||Jennifer Symons, PhD|
|2018||Jennifer Symons, PhD|
|2019||Regina Zavodovskaya, DVM|
|2020||Kelly Knickelbein, VMD|
The California Thoroughbred Foundation Louis R. Rowan Fellowship
The Louis R. Rowan Fellowship, which is funded by donations from the Oak Tree Racing Association, is named in honor of one of the founders of the California Thoroughbred Foundation (CTF). In addition to being a noted racehorse owner and breeder, Louis Rowan was active in many areas that benefited people and horses in the Thoroughbred world.
|2001||Meri Phelps, DVM|
|2002||Meri Phelps, DVM|
|2005||Clifton Drew, DVM|
|2006||Clifton Drew, DVM|
|2008||Justin McCormick, MS|
|2009||Carrie Finno, DVM|
|2010||Jamie Textor, DVM, DACVS|
|2012||Laurie K. Bohannon, DVM|
|2013||Regina Zavodovskaya, DVM|
|2014||Rana Bozorgmanesh, BVM|
|2015||Kaitlyn James, MS|