Oxbow Names 2017 Exotic Mammal Health Award Winner
Oxbow Animal Health has awarded Dr. Katherine Quesenberry with its 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, was presented with the award at the 2017 AEMV/ARAV/AAZV Conference in Dallas 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 in Murdock, Neb. “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.”
In addition to her position at the Animal Medical Center in New York, Dr. Quesenberry 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, published by Elsevier, which is a best seller in veterinary medicine and is now going into its 4th edition. She was a co-editor of Avian Medicine and Surgery, also published by Elsevier. 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 the above qualities.