The Colorado Veterinary Medical Association has honored Dr. Rodney Rosychuk, an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences, with its 2008 Outstanding Faculty Award, given at the association’s annual conference in September.
“During his 25 years at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Rosychuk has provided valuable service to members of the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association within his fields of expertise,” said Dr. Lance Perryman, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. “He is recognized as a leading researcher in dermatology and otology, a gifted teacher, and a caring clinician who regularly consults with referring veterinarians, giving generously of his time and expertise.”
The award recognizes the continuing education programs Dr. Rosychuk has conducted throughout the world, his involvement in research in the areas of otology, dermatology and allergies, and his teaching in the Professional Veterinary Medical Program.
“I’ve worked with many individuals affiliated with the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, so it is an honor to receive this award,” said Dr. Rosychuk, who was nominated for the award by his colleague, Dr. David Twedt. “I’ve been fortunate to be in a position to be able to provide service to fellow veterinarians, while teaching and pursuing my research interests.”
In his research, Dr. Rosychuk is currently investigating various therapeutics for the management of skin diseases as well as diseases of the ear. He also has projects that focus on the normal anatomy and physiology of the ear. In his clinical practice, he provides dermatology and otology care for all types of veterinary patients including companion animals, equine and farm animals.