Commissioned Corps Officer Veterinarian of the Year Award Call for Nominations
Deadline Date: 16 May 2008
Nominations are being sought for the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service
(Corps) Veterinarian of the Year Award. This award recognizes veterinarians
whose professional careers and work performance have resulted in significant contributions
to public health and to the mission of the Department of Health and Human Servicesí
(HHS) Operating Divisions
and Staff Divisions and those non-HHS organizations where
Corps veterinarians serve. The award, established in 1997, will be presented at
the Veterinary category All-Hands Meeting to be held in July 2008 at the American
Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting in
New Orleans, LA.
Nominees must be active duty officers in the Veterinary category. Corps veterinarians, supervisors, coworkers and peers as well as members of the Commissioned Officers Association, are encouraged to nominate deserving veterinarians for this competitive and prestigious award. Nominators do not have to be veterinarians or Corps officers. Nominations will be kept in strictest confidence. The selection will be made by an Awards Committee composed of senior Corps veterinarians.
Evaluation by the Awards Committee will be made based on the impact of the nominated officer's work in public health and veterinary professional communities.
Nominations will be judged on accomplishments in the following areas:
The nomination package should consist of the following:
The nomination package should be sent electronically to CDR Jennifer McQuiston at email@example.com by the close of business on Friday, 16 May 2008.
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