Dr. David Renaud honoured with Lallemand Forward Award for Scientific Excellence in Dairy Nutrition

June 20, 2024

Dr. David Renaud, Associate Professor in the Ontario Veterinary College’s (OVC) Department of Population Medicine, has been named the 2024 recipient of the Lallemand Forward Award for Scientific Excellence in Dairy Nutrition. The award was presented to Renaud by the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) during the ADSA Annual Meeting on June 18, 2024.

Renaud earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree and a PhD in epidemiology at OVC before returning to the college to teach. His research focuses on identifying factors associated with improving cattle health, specifically in calves, and evaluating alternative management strategies to reduce antimicrobial use. Renaud is also a practicing veterinarian working with dairy producers and calf raisers around the Guelph area.  

The Lallemand Forward Award for Scientific Excellence in Dairy Nutrition was created to stimulate and recognize outstanding achievement in research, teaching, extension, or industry in applied dairy nutrition by scientists during the first 10 postgraduation years of their professional career.

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.

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