Several faculty members at Colorado State University have been honored by The Bark, a magazine that focuses on modern dog culture. During the past 25 years, the magazine’s editors noted, there have been amazing advancements in the dog world.
“To commemorate them, we set out to find the people behind these accomplishments— the innovators, thinkers and achievers who relished challenges and whose creativity, compassion and commitment helped reshape the world of dogs and our understanding of it. Without further ado, we present our Honorees: ‘The Bark’s 100 Best & Brightest.’”
Dr. Narda G. Robinson, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences and Director of the Center for Comparative and Integrative Pain Medicine, was named one of The Bark’s 100 Best & Brightest. Dr. Robinson, noted the magazine, “applies rigorous scientific methods to the study of complementary and alternative medicine for small animals, she holds the first endowed position in this field at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (and Biomedical Sciences).”
The Bark’s Best and Brightest Honorable Mentions went to:
Dr. Stephen Withrow, Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences and Director of the Animal Cancer Center, “established the Colorado State (University) Animal Cancer Center, the largest of its type in the world, which works to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in pet animals.”
Dr. Rodney Page, “founding director of the Sprecher Institute for Comparative Cancer Research at Cornell University, where he studies cancer diagnosis and prevention for the benefit of all species.” Dr. Page will be joining the Colorado State Animal Cancer Center in July.
Dr. Temple Grandin, Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, College of Agricultural Sciences, “is a highly respected advocate for humane treatment of livestock and a keen observer of the relationships people have with animals, dogs among them. She has written several books on the subject, including Animals in Translation and Animals Make Us Human.”
To read more, visit The Bark’s website at www.thebark.com.