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College community members win Veterinary Heroes award

The interior courtyard of Cornell Vet, with flowers in the foreground and a glass building behind them

Inductees will be honored at a ceremony Thursday, Aug. 24. Photo: Jonathan King/CVM

Multiple members of the College of Veterinary Medicine community have won a Veterinary Heroes® award, presented by dvm360. This is the third annual Veterinary Heroes recognition program. Inductees will be honored Thursday, Aug. 24 in conjunction with a Fetch dvm360® conference in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Veterinary Heroes Program — sponsored by PetSmart (corporate sponsor), as well as Blue Buffalo Natural, Nocita, TruCan and Trufel, Think Anesthesia, MedVet, Mount Laurel Animal Hospital and Nextmune (category sponsors) — celebrates the achievements of outstanding veterinary professionals who have worked to push the field forward and make a difference in animal care.

“As a fellow veterinarian and master of ceremonies I’m honored to congratulate all of the winners of the third annual Veterinary Heroes award program,” said Dr. Adam Christman, chief veterinary officer at dvm360. “It is truly an honor to be a part of an incredibly hardworking, essential profession that goes above and beyond the call of duty for animals.”

The Cornell-affiliated members include:

  • Civic leader (community service): alumna Niccole Bruno, D.V.M. '06
  • General practitioner: alumna Ryane Englar '04, D.V.M. '08
  • Emergency medicine: Dr. Mariana Pardo, former resident at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals
  • Dermatology: Dr. Danny Scott, James Law Professor Emeritus, Section of Dermatology

Read the full list of winners in the dvm360 press release.