Dr. Lance Perryman, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has received the 2010 Distinguished Veterinary Alumnus Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research from Washington State University.
The award was announced at WSU’s Celebration of Excellence in May, and Dr. Perryman traveled to Pullman, Wash., to receive the award in June.
Dr. Perryman first came to WSU in 1964 as an undergraduate and began the DVM curriculum in the fall of 1966. In 1968, he was an NIH predoctoral fellow in the WSU Department of Veterinary Pathology. After receiving his DVM and PhD at WSU, Dr. Perryman served as a Professor and later as the Director of the Animal Health Research Center at WSU until 1994. That year he took a post as head of the Department of Microbiology, Pathology, and Parasitology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Dr. Perryman became Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University in 2001, and also served as Executive Dean to the President’s Cabinet. He has conducted research in veterinary pathology and published more than 140 refereed scientific publications.