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2018 Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation

 
  From the August 20, 2018 issue of Agri-News
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 A leader in beef cattle production and medicine has been awarded The 2018 Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation. Dr. Eugene Janzen was honoured at the 2018 Canadian Beef Industry Conference, held in London, Ontario.

Dr. Janzen is currently a professor and researcher at the University of Calgary College of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM). He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in 1972. His most recent research interests include effective pain control in beef cattle, toe-tip necrosis syndrome in feedlot animals, and livestock welfare during transport.

Dr. Janzen has contributed to a number of cattle health and welfare issues, including diseases and pathology of feedlot cattle, including bovine respiratory disease, neurological conditions and Mycoplasma bovis, diseases and pathology of cow-calf operations, Johne’s disease, Bovine Viral Diarrhea, lameness, herd health and treatment protocols, epidemiology, antimicrobial use and resistance, sexually transmitted diseases, health effects of feedlot feeding programs, remote necropsy, pain management and disease surveillance and diagnostics. In addition, Dr. Janzen was instrumental in developing the disease outbreak investigation programs at both the WCVM and UCVM.

Dr. Janzen’s publication record includes more than 110 peer-reviewed publications. He is frequently called upon to speak at or help organize conferences and events because of his talent and commitment to delivering relevant information to producers in understandable ways.

Find more information about the Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation.

Contact:
Tracy Herbert
Extension and Communications Director
Beef Cattle Research Council
306-850-5026

 
 
 
 
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