American Veterinary Epidemiology Society
July 16, 2018 – Today, the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) http://www.avesociety.org/ meets at the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) convention in Denver, Colorado to announce and present the coveted/prestigious 2018 K.F. Meyer/James H. Steele Gold Headed Cane and Honorary Diploma awards http://avesociety.org/awards/gold-headed-cane. This year’s awards to be presented by AVES President, Dr. Craig N. Carter, director and professor of epidemiology http://www.uky.edu/coldstream/News/craig-carter-named-president-american-veterinary-epidemiology-society at the University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory http://vdl.uky.edu/Home.aspx.
AVES Mission and Vision Statements:
“The mission of the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) is to advance the field of veterinary epidemiology and public health in the spirit of One Health through educational symposia and the recognition of leaders and students.
The vision of the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society (AVES) is to help improve the quality of life for all people and animals through the science-based One Health principles as fathered and embraced by Drs. Karl F. Meyer and James H. Steele.”
The American Veterinary Medical Association, founded in 1863, is a not-for-profit association representing more than 91,000 U.S. veterinarians working in private and corporate practice, government, industry, academia, and uniformed services. Wikipedia