American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
Dr. Darrell E. Hoskins Memorial Award
Midsouth AALAS – has established the Dr. Darrell E. Hoskins award to honor the legacy of Dr. Darrell E. Hoskins who passed away June 13, 2020. Dr. Hoskins received his veterinary degree from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. He completed a veterinary residency in primatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and studied cardiovascular pharmacology at the Warner-Lambert Company. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship in Laboratory Animal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School in 1993, Darrell had an interesting and extensive career as a Laboratory Animal Veterinarian.
The memorial award was established by Mid-South AALAS in 2021. The award honors the life and accomplishments of Dr. Darrell Hoskins by soliciting nominations and recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of an individual in the research community who has made contributions toward the improvement of animal care or animal science. One memorial award will be recognized at each of the Midsouth AALAS bi-annual meetings.
The MSAALAS BOD selects a winner based on eligibility and criteria established by it’s Board of Directors. The award includes an engraved award and stipend.