Items of Interest
XX Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association
To be held in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 3-8, 2017
More information here: http://www.wvpac2017.com/
AAAP issues statement on misleading marketing claim for chicken (1/6/17)
AAAP Business Office
is open Monday-Friday
Read your issue of Avian Diseases on your favorite Reader (iPad, Kindle and more). Look online for ePub or Mobi files under "Supplemental Material" to download onto your device. Available for AAAP Members and Avian Diseases subscribers.
Gift A Chicken Project, coordinated by Arizona State University, provides rural Ugandan families with flocks of special, hybrid chickens that will guarantee the families better nutrition and a sustainable source of income.
Congratulations to Dr. Jagdev Sharma, & Dr. Sylvia Lemus Sharma.
Avian Pathology Continuing Education Materials Available On-Line
A collection of over 600 virtual slides of avian histopathology cases with a reduced rate for AAAP Members
Dr. Oscar Fletcher and
Dr. Tahseen Aziz
Available through the Continuing Education office in the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State
Prepared by AAAP Tumor Virus Committee 2012
Commentary from CAST available: The Direct Relationship between Animal Health and Food Safety Outcomes
Members should join our AAAP Members group
AAAP Foundation/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program
The AAAP Foundation and Merck Animal Health are dedicated to promoting scientific knowledge for the health and well-being of poultry and a safe food supply as well as supporting outstanding veterinary students. Merck Animal Health is proud to demonstrate its dedication to veterinary students by providing $25,000 in financial support to award five second and third year students with $5,000 scholarships. Merck's partnership with the AAAP Foundation helps to achieve the Foundation's goal of assisting students with financial support to encourage a career track in poultry health and well being, or food safety.
Criteria and Application
Scholarships will be awarded based on assessment of the following credentials:
1. Academic record.
Scholarship is open to 2nd and 3rd-year veterinary students only.
• Application Deadline – December 1
The AAAP Foundation Poultry Scholarship, the AAAP Foundation/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship, and the AAAP Foundation/Elanco Memorial Scholarship use a common application form. Students applying for one or more of these scholarships will indicate as the scholarship(s) for which they are applying at the beginning of the application form. Please complete only one application form.Click Here to Apply
2016 Award Winners