Award Winner Detail

Award: ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Univeristy: University of Kentucky
Year: 2012
Section Awarded: National

David Harmon, ASAS Fellow: Research Category

Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science

David L. Harmon was born in Columbus, Ohio and received his B.S. in nutrition from The Ohio State University and his Ph.D. in ruminant nutrition from the University of Nebraska. Dr. Harmon joined Kansas State University in 1983 and moved to the University of Kentucky in late 1991. Dr. Harmon has been a pioneer in developing and utilizing surgical techniques to study ruminant digestion and metabolism. His work in the area of ruminant small intestinal starch utilization has improved the understanding of the factors that limit starch utilization in ruminants. Dr. Harmon's research program has maintained a high degree of productivity having authored or co-authored 150 peer reviewed journal articles and more than 200 abstracts and research reports

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