Dr. Donald Thrall Receives the Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award

10/24/2011
Dr. Don Thrall (R) receives the ACVR Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 ACVR Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, NM.

Dr. Don Thrall (R) receives the ACVR Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 ACVR Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, NM. from ACVR President, Dr. Val Samii (L). This award is given to members of the American College of Veterinary Radiology who have made an outstanding contribution in the form of service, teaching or research to the College and represents the ACVR's highest honor. The award is not given on a regular schedule, but only as individuals are nominated. Only two other individuals have have received this award previously (Drs. Mike Bernstein and Harker Rhodes).

“As one can see from his 70 page CV, Don Thrall meets and goes well beyond the criteria set forth for the Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award. His accomplishments in Research, Teaching, and Service are outstanding. I cannot think of a more deserving person for this award.”

“Dr. Thrall was the driving force in establishing the Specialty of Radiation Oncology. His commitment to Veterinary Radiology in combination with his attention to detail and demand for excellence has made the journal what it is today – the premier journal in veterinary imaging.”

“He has been without a doubt one of the most significant contributers to veterinary radiology and veterinary radiation oncology to date.”

“An icon for the discipline of veterinary radiography.” “Congratulations, Don and to the ACVR for selecting you for the Bernstein Award."