Dr. Rob Gilbert has been chosen by the American College of Theriogenology as the 2015 Theriogenologist of the Year, sponsored by Universal Imaging. Dr. Gilbert will be recognized with this award on Thursday, August 6 this year at the annual Therio Conference held in San Antonio.
The mission of the ACT is to promote animal well-being, reproductive health, responsible breeding and genetic practices, and efficient management of breeding-age animals in agriculture, veterinary practice, zoos, preserves, and ecosystems. In particular, the ACT envisions development of focus areas in theriogenology to incorporate the following in theriogenology/reproductive medicine:
1. Population control for domestic and non-domestic animals including feral animals, free-ranging and captive wildlife.
2. Genomics in livestock and companion animal practice.
American College of Theriogenologists
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Pike Road, AL 36064-3063