S.F. Snieszko Distinguished Service Award

S.F. Snieszko Distinguished Service Award 

The highest award of the Fish Health Section

Dr. S.F. Snieszko stands as one of the most prominent figures in the establishment of the modern fish health sciences in the USA and internationally. This award is presented to individuals to honor their outstanding accomplishments in the field of fish health. This is a career achievement award. The nomination must be made by a current member of the FHS to the awards committee. The nomination should consist of a current curriculum vitae of the nominee, a letter of nomination and six letters of recommendation that support the nominee’s dedication and contributions to research, teaching and/or service in fish health.

Biographies of all the past winners

Below is a list of the past recipients of the S.F. Snieszko Distinguished Service Award.  

  • 2016 Jerri Bartholomew and Mamoru Yoshimizu
  • 2015 Diane Elliott
  • 2014 Takashi Aoki
  • 2013 Not awarded
  • 2012 Not awarded
  • 2011 Drew Mitchell and Ray Brunson
  • 2010 John Hawke and Ted Meyers
  • 2009 Paul Bowser
  • 2008 Beth McConnell
  • 2007 John Grizzle
  • 2006 Don Lightner
  • 2005 Robin Overstreet
  • 2004 John Schachte
  • 2003 Ron Goede
  • 2002 Ron Thune
  • 2001 Vicki Blazer
  • 2000 Jim Winton
  • 1999 Robert E. Putz
  • 1998 Ronald P. Hedrick
  • 1997 Gary A. Wedemeyer
  • 1996 Frank. M. Hetrick
  • 1995 Thomas L. Wellborn
  • 1994 George W. Klontz
  • 1993 Charlie E. Smith
  • 1992 Trevor P. T. Evelyn
  • 1991 Takahisa Kimura
  • 1990 John A. Plumb and James W. Warren
  • 1989 Douglas P. Anderson
  • 1988 Emmett B. Shotts
  • 1987 William T. Yasutake and Gordon Bell
  • 1986 Wilmer A. Rogers
  • 1985 Graham L. Bullock (Pete) and James W. Wood
  • 1984 Syuzo Egusa and Fred P. Meyer
  • 1983 No award given
  • 1982 John L. Fryer and Glenn L. Hoffman
  • 1981 Kenneth E. Wolf (Ken)
  • 1980 Robert R. Rucker
  • 1979 S. F. Snieszko