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Champaign, IL (June 1, 2023)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Klibs Neblan A. Galvão as the 2023 recipient of the Zoetis Physiology Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, during the awards ceremony at the ADSA Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The Zoetis Physiology Award was created to recognize outstanding research in dairy cattle physiology. The winner must have research work in any area of animal physiology relating to the dairy animal published in refereed journals in the five years immediately preceding the year of recognition and have been a member of ADSA for at least the last five successive years.
Klibs Galvão received his veterinary degree from the Federal University of Goiás in Brazil. In the US, he completed a master’s in preventive veterinary medicine, a residency in dairy production medicine at the University of California, Davis, and a PhD at Cornell University. He then worked at The Ohio State University as a clinical assistant professor for one year before moving to the University of Florida, where he is now a tenured professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine. His long-term research goals are to improve the health of dairy cattle and the sustainability of the dairy enterprise.
It is with great pleasure that ADSA and Zoetis present Klibs Neblan A. Galvão with the 2023 Zoetis Physiology Award.
About the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)
The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is an international organization of educators, scientists, and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry and keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world’s population. It provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry. www.adsa.org