Brian Herrin, DVM, a graduate teaching assistant at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, recently received the 2016 AAVP-CAPC Graduate Student Award in Zoonotic Disease. The award recognizes research excellence in zoonotic disease and is sponsored by the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists (AAVP) and the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC).
Dr. Herrin is currently completing his Ph.D. in veterinary biomedical sciences. His research focuses on investigating the geographic expansion of Borrelia burgdorferi in North America.
The award includes a Young Travel Investigator Grant to attend the annual AAVP meeting in San Antonio and a $1,000 monetary award provided by CAPC.