The 2nd International Conference on Necrotic Enteritis will be held on July 11-12th 2018, just prior to the AAAP Annual Meeting

Items of Interest

Click here for answers to questions about the Veterinary Feed Directives

AAAP Media Coverage

AAAP issues statement on misleading marketing claim for chicken (1/6/17)

The Poultry Site
Watt AgNet
Poultry Health Today
US Poultry Wire

Woody Breast not Linked to Infectious Pathogens or Food Safety

AAAP Hall of Honor Inaugural Class

Elanco Scholarship News Release

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.

Learn More here.

 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

Provided by
Dr. Oscar Fletcher and
Dr. Tahseen Aziz

Available through the Continuing Education office in the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State

Commentary from CAST available: The Direct Relationship between Animal Health and Food Safety Outcomes


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Frequently Asked Questions about Antimicrobial Use and Antimcrobial Resistance

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Phibro Animal Health Excellence in Poultry Research Award 
2018 Award Information

Deadline for submissions: February 15, 2018


This Award continues the tradition of the former Pfizer Excellence in Poultry Research Award, which was administered by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, and which was discontinued in 2002.  The Award was revived and renamed with the generous support of Phibro Animal Health in 2003, and is now administered by the AAAP.  The Phibro Animal Health Excellence in Poultry Research Award is presented to a member of the AAAP for sustained excellence in research in poultry disease and health over a period of 20 years or more.  The Award shall be in the amount of $1,000.

Qualification Criteria:

The nominee must be a member of the AAAP and must be active in research or not more than one year into retirement. The candidate must have a record of sustained excellence in poultry disease or health research for at least 20 years.

Awards will be based on the following information:

  1. The cover Letter to nominate a candidate. (Self-nominations are not acceptable.)
  2. No more than one seconding letter.
  3. A one page, single spaced summary of research accomplishments outlining the contributions to poultry medicine and /or health over at least a period of 20 years or more.
  4. A complete CV including biographical information such as education (institution(s) attended, degree(s) granted, and area(s) of study); list of the professional positions held by the nominee, including the length of time and activities associated with those positions; a complete list of publications; and, if appropriate, a list of trainees and the current positions of the trainees.
  5. Any other biographical information considered pertinent by the nominator. For example, a listing of some (less than 10) publications covering the 20 year period that are considered by the nominator to be most significant, or other lasting impacts on the science in the field, would be appropriate.

Previous recipients of this award are:


L.D. Olson
Y.M. Saif
S.H. Kleven
R.L. Witter
K.A. Schat
A. Fadly
J. Sharma (last Pfizer award)
D. Tripathy
Richard Slemons
H. John Barnes
Pedro Villegas
Robin Morgan
David Swayne
Fred Hoerr
Hyun Lillehoj
David Ley
David Suarez
Lisa K. Nolan
Siba Kumar Samal
Charles Hofacre
Jim Guy

Please send nominations by mail, or E-mail (preferred) to:

American Association of Avian Pathologists
12627 San Jose Blvd., Suite 202
Jacksonville, FL 32223-8638
904.425.5735 (Office)
281.664.4744 (fax)


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