January 2022 – Dr. Ky G. Pohler is the recipient of the 2022 Southern Section of the American Society of Animal Science (SSASAS) Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Award – Education, presented to him this week during the 2022 Southern Section Meeting held in Fort Worth, TX.
Dr. Ky Pohler is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Pregnancy and Development Programming Area of Excellence in the Texas A&M University, Department of Animal Science. He received a B. S. in Animal Science from Texas A&M University, and a MS, and PhD from the University of Missouri. Prior to returning to Texas A&M, Dr. Pohler was on faculty at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Pohler has developed a strong teaching, research and outreach-based program that is nationally and internationally recognized. Dr. Pohler has taught six different undergraduate and graduate courses, and mentored over 10 graduate students and 20 undergraduate students. Dr. Pohler’s outreach program includes major leadership positions as the co-coordinator of the 44 Farms Texas A&M International Beef Academy and as an executive member of the Beef Reproductive Task Force. He has published 93 refereed journal articles, four book chapters, 37 conference proceedings, 107 abstracts and 15 popular press/extension publications. Dr. Pohler has also secured more than $7 million in grant and gift support for his program.
The ASAS Southern Section Outstanding Young Animal Scientist Award – Education recognizes a member of the ASAS Southern Section who has made an outstanding contribution in education in the field of Animal Science.
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