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9 May 2022

Dr Patricia Turner winner of the 2022 AVMA Animal Welfare Award

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has awarded Patricia Turner, WVA’s immediate past president, with the AVMA Animal Welfare Award 2022.

The AVMA recognized Patricia Turner “to honour her decades dedicated to improving farm and laboratory animal welfare through teaching, training, service, research, advocacy and policy development.

Dr Turner has expressed her deep honour to receive this prestigious award from the AVMA “Improving the lives of animals has been a lifelong passion for me—through my own research and efforts, but also through professional collaborations, and educating, supporting and inspiring excellence in others. Advancing animal welfare is an important and ongoing journey for us all.”

Congratulations, Dr Patricia Turner!