AAEP Research Award Description

The AAEP Research Award is established to highlight the value of equine research and give recognition to an individual who has recently completed research that has or will make a significant impact on the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of equine disease. Nominations are open to all individuals whose research is acknowledged by presentation or publication within the past 2 years and by peer review as a significant advancement in equine medicine or innovation in equine science. Nominees must have had their research presented or published during the 2 years prior to when nominations are submitted to AAEP each year.

One award will be presented in any year a nominee is considered deserving by the research subcommittee of the Nominating Committee. The publication or presentation describing the research results should be included with the nomination form. A separate nomination letter not to exceed two pages and letters of reference from two individuals qualified to evaluate the research for its quality and impact should be included with the nomination form. Nominations should NOT include the researchers Curriculum Vita, but a short version CV of no more than three pages may be included.


Nominations will be accepted from current AAEP members only. Click the button below to download the nomination form.

Past Recipients

Joy Ellen Tomlinson, DVM, DACVIM

Katrin Hinrichs, DVM, Ph.D., DACT

C. Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, DACVS, DACVSMR

Don P. Knowles, DVM