Oxbow Animal Health Presents 2017 Exotic Mammal Health Award



Oxbow Animal Health announced Dr. Katherine Quesenberry as the winner of the 2017 Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award. Established in 2009, the Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award is presented annually to an animal health professional who advances the field of exotic mammal medicine and care. Dr. Quesenberry, who serves as service head of the avian and exotic pet service at the Animal Medical Center in New York, NY, was presented with the award at the 2017 AEMV/ARAV/AAZV Conference in Dallas, Texas at a reception in her honor.


“We are so honored to recognize Dr. Katherine Quesenberry with the 2017 Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award,” said John Miller, president and founder of Oxbow Animal Health. “Dr. Quesenberry’s ongoing legacy is marked by countless contributions to the advancement and evolution of small animal medicine and care. She is a world-class veterinary professional and her contributions continue to advance and shape the landscape of small animal health. We are truly honored to recognize her with this award.”


“I am so honored and humbled by this award,” said Dr. Quesenberry. “I thank Oxbow Animal Health and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians for making this award possible, and I thank all of my wonderful colleagues, friends, and family for their support in this honor. This is a wonderful highlight of my career, and I am truly grateful for this recognition.”


She is the scientific editor of the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery for the Association of Avian Veterinarians, a position she has held since 1994. She is co-editor of Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, which is a bestseller in veterinary medicine and is now going into its fourth edition. She was a co-editor of Avian Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Quesenberry is on the editorial board and is a contributing editor of the Merck Veterinary Manual.


The Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award is based on excellence in one or more of the following areas: exhibiting leadership in the field of exotic mammal health, advancing the understanding of clinical diseases and treatments in exotic mammal pets, promoting the field of exotic mammal medicine, promoting the field of exotic mammal nutrition or providing innovation to the field of exotic mammal medicine. Nominations are made by submitting a CV and letter of recommendation describing the individual and how they exemplify these qualities.


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