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Retired professor honored for outstanding achievements
Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
PULLMAN - Clive Gay a New Zealand native and the former Director of WSU Field Disease Investigation until 2005, has been honored for his outstanding achievements in the field of veterinary epidemiology and preventative medicine.
Dr Clive Gay was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate in Veterinary Science at the annual graduation ceremony held at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus in early December 2009.
Clive was surprised but very proud to receive his Honorary Doctorate. "It's an honour to receive this award from an institution such as the University of Melbourne, and I'm especially happy to be renewing my association with the Faculty," he said.
Clive's achievements throughout his career have been many. Most recently he was awarded the 2009 WSU Emeritus Society Excellence Award. It is given for outstanding contributions while in retirement to academia, the university, the community and mankind.
Clive was also awarded the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Calvin W Schwabe Award for lifetime achievement in veterinary epidemiology and preventive medicine, awarded by the American Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal publications, contributed to numerous books, including the Merck Veterinary Manual and a number of veterinary textbooks.