The Award Ceremony was held during the ACVP/ASVCP Annual Meeting, November 14, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm ET.
The 2022 Veterinary Pathology Journal Award was presented to Dr. Irene M. Rodríguez-Gómez, author of “Melanosis Coli in Pigs Coincides With High Sulfate Content in Drinking Water.”
Irene graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Córdoba in 2007. Thereafter, she did a master on “Animal medicine, health and improvement” and started her PhD studying the immunopathogenesis of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, a devastating disease for the porcine industry worldwide. In November 2012, she defended her PhD with “Cum Laude” qualification. She then moved to the Institute of Immunology at the School of Veterinary Medicine where she was working as a postdoc widening her knowledge in other livestock diseases. She has been a professor at the University of Córdoba since 2018, where she is involved in the teaching activities of embryology, systematic anatomy and systematic pathology.
She has participated in several national and international R&D projects and is author/co-author of more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and 60 technical articles, some of them translated to Portuguese.
To read the journal article, click here.
On separate posts, you will find the recipients of Pathology Trainee and Scholarship Awards, Best Diagnostic Exercise Award, Barbara Jean Thompson Service Award, Bruce Williams Award for Sustained and Exemplary Service to the Foundation and its Faculty of Discussants, and John M. King Award for Outstanding Lifetime Dedication to Veterinary Pathology Education.