2021 Rising Star Alumni Award

2021 Rising Star Alumni Award

The Rising Star Alumni Award recognizes a DVM graduate of the School who, within 15 years of graduation, has demonstrated outstanding professional achievement. Evidence of achievement includes national or international recognition of scientific, clinical, or veterinary education innovation or accomplishment; leadership of initiatives that promote and achieve innovative change; outstanding service benefitting animal, human or environmental health; and demonstrated leadership within the profession.

2021 Recipient

Kimberly Dodd, DVM, MS, Ph.D.

Dr. Dodd is honored with the Rising Star Alumni Award for her extraordinary leadership in the diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases of livestock and people.  As a scientific and administrative leader in the field, Dr. Dodd is universally recognized for her outstanding communication, resilience, skills in negotiation, and unifying a team.