David H. Ley, a professor of poultry health management at the College of Veterinary Medicine, is the proud recipient of the Phibro Animal Health Excellence in Poultry Research Award for 2012. The award was presented earlier this month at the annual meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association in San Diego, Calif. and recognizes “sustained excellence in research in poultry disease and health.”
Ley directs the Mycoplasma Diagnostic and Research Laboratory in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology. His current research looks at improving the health of commercial poultry by looking for new ways to eliminate and reduce losses due to avian mycoplasmosis — a respiratory tract pathogen. Read the full article.