Items of Interest
XX Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association
To be held in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 3-8, 2017
More information here: http://www.wvpac2017.com/
AAAP issues statement on misleading marketing claim for chicken (1/6/17)
AAAP Business Office
is open Monday-Friday
Read your issue of Avian Diseases on your favorite Reader (iPad, Kindle and more). Look online for ePub or Mobi files under "Supplemental Material" to download onto your device. Available for AAAP Members and Avian Diseases subscribers.
Gift A Chicken Project, coordinated by Arizona State University, provides rural Ugandan families with flocks of special, hybrid chickens that will guarantee the families better nutrition and a sustainable source of income.
Congratulations to Dr. Jagdev Sharma, & Dr. Sylvia Lemus Sharma.
Avian Pathology Continuing Education Materials Available On-Line
A collection of over 600 virtual slides of avian histopathology cases with a reduced rate for AAAP Members
Dr. Oscar Fletcher and
Dr. Tahseen Aziz
Available through the Continuing Education office in the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State
Prepared by AAAP Tumor Virus Committee 2012
Commentary from CAST available: The Direct Relationship between Animal Health and Food Safety Outcomes
Members should join our AAAP Members group
Elanco Memorial Scholarship
The Elanco Memorial scholarships are intended to honor the memory of past Elanco poultry veterinarians and scientists by supporting learning opportunities for future generations. One undergraduate student will be awarded a $2000 scholarship, while a $3000 scholarship will be presented to a veterinary student interested in poultry medicine. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2016, and recipients will be notified by January 31, 2017.
Applications open on September 1, 2016
Application deadline for the 2017 scholarship is November 1, 2016
Selection Process-- December 2016 – January 2017
Student and School Notification--by January 31, 2017
Check Disbursement—February 2017
Scholarships are awarded based on assessment of the following credentials:
The AAAP Foundation Poultry Scholarship, the AAAP Foundation/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship, and the AAAP Foundation/Elanco Memorial Scholarship use a common application form. Students applying for one or more of these scholarships will indicate as the scholarship(s) for which they are applying at the beginning of the application form. Please complete only one application form.