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Dwight Bowman

Title: Professor
Company: Cornell University
Location: Ithaca, New York, United States

Dwight Bowman, professor at Cornell University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in veterinary medicine.

Dr. Bowman has a distinguished career spanning several decades in veterinary medicine and parasitology. His journey is marked by a profound commitment to research, education, and innovation. His academic path commenced with a Bachelor of Arts in biology, graduating with honors from Hiram College in 1974, followed by a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in veterinary parasitology from Tulane University in 1981 and 1983, respectively.

Dr. Bowman’s professional trajectory includes significant roles at esteemed academic institutions and research facilities. He served as an assistant professor of parasitology at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, from 1987 to 1993, advancing to the position of associate professor and eventually professor, a role he has held at Cornell University since 1987. Prior to his tenure at Cornell, he held positions as a lecturer and research associate at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, from 1984 to 1987, where he contributed to groundbreaking research in the field.

Throughout his career, Dr. Bowman’s research has focused on various aspects of parasitology, ranging from the immune response of animals to parasitic infections to environmental surveillance of parasitic pathogens. His innovative work has earned him numerous accolades and grants, including those from prestigious institutions such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research. In addition to his academic and research endeavors, he has been actively involved in professional organizations and editorial roles, including serving as the chair of the Education Committee for the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists and holding editorial positions with the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians and the Helminthological Society of Washington.

Dr. Bowman has remained dedicated to finding ethical and humane alternatives to traditional research methods, as exemplified by his pioneering work on developing non-invasive techniques for worm counting in animals. Looking ahead, he is committed to advancing the field of parasitology through research, education, and mentorship. His career serves as a testament to the transformative power of dedication, innovation, and compassion, and his legacy will continue to inspire aspiring professionals in the field to make meaningful contributions to animal health and welfare.

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