The ACVIM Lee and Inge Pyle Service Award is given in recognition of outstanding and dedicated service by an ACVIM Diplomate in a volunteer capacity to the College. Presented annually, recipients have an outstanding record of service to ACVIM either as an elected official of the College, through voluntary service on task forces and committees or as an advocate of the College to the veterinary profession or public. Nominations are accepted annually.
Past Award Recipients
At the ACVIM 2018 Annual Forum in Seattle, Washington, the ACVIM announced it has renamed its Distinguished Service Award, given annually in recognition of outstanding and dedicated service by a Diplomate who has served as an ACVIM volunteer, in honor of Lee and Inge Pyle to the ACVIM Lee and Inge Pyle Service Award. View a video highlighting their legacy to the ACVIM.
Leah Cohn , DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine), 2019 Recipient
Dr. Leah Cohn received the award in Phoenix, Arizona.
Guy Pidgeon, DVM, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine), 2018 Recipient
Dr. Guy Pidgeon received the award in Seattle, Washington.
Jean A. Hall DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine), 2017 Recipient
Dr. Jean Hall received the award in National Harbor, Maryland.
Allen Roussel DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal Internal Medicine), DECBHM, 2016 Recipient
Dr. Allen Roussel received the award in Denver.
Mary Rose Paradis, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Large Animal Internal Medicine), 2015 Recipient
Dr. Mary Rose Paradis received the award in Indiana.
Eleanor Hawkins, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), 2014 Award Recipient
Dr. Eleanor Hawkins of North Carolina State University received the ACVIM Distinguished Service Award at the 2014 ACVIM Forum in Nashville.
David C. Twedt, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), 2013 Award Recipient
Dr. David C. Twedt of Colorado State University received the ACVIM Distinguished Service Award at the 2013 ACVIM Forum in Seattle.