News : 2013 : August

Congratulations to Dr. Susan Clubb, Recognized with the T.J. Lafeber Award

The many contributions of Dr. Susan Clubb were recognized this year with the T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner Award. This annual award is presented to a outstanding practitioner who has readily demonstrated clinical excellence, innovation, promotion of the profession of avian veterinarian, contributions to avian research, and caring to their avian patients and clients.

Our laboratory has been fortunate to have worked with Dr. Clubb for nearly 20 years. While serving as an adjunct professor in Comparative Pathology at the University of Miami, Dr. Clubb has collaborated with Dr. Carolyn Cray on 18 publications and presentations. She has been a valuable colleague and advisor to the Avian & Wildlife Laboratory. We congratulate her on this distinct honor and look forward to many more years of research collaboration.

Dr. Clubb was presented this award at the annual Association of Avian Veterinarians meeting in Jacksonville held in early August. Dr. Carolyn Cray presented her work entitled, “Alternative Antigen Detection Testing for Aspergillosis”. She was also co-author on a poster presentation with Drs. Clubb, Lennox, and Romagnano, entitled “Monoclonal Bands Observed in Protein Electrophoresis of Plasma in Avian Samples” as well as presentations by Drs. Fern Van Sant and Hugues Beaufrere. She extends her thanks to all those who attended these presentations and visited with her in the exhibit hall.