ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Iowa State University
John Patience, ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Dr. John F. Patience earned his Ph.D. degree from Cornell University and led the Prairie Swine Center for 21 years before joining Iowa State University in 2008. He has published 134 refereed manuscripts, 21 books and book chapters, and more than 700 other documents, and has presented 401 talks at academic and industry meetings throughout the world. His research has addressed a diversity of practical topics, most recently focusing on the role of fiber on gut function and physiology and its impact on gastrointestinal disease. Patience has served ASAS on numerous award committees and the Midwest Section as President and as member and chair of the Non-Ruminant Nutrition Program Committee. He served JAS as Associate Editor for 5 years and is currently a member of the Editorial Board for the 4th time. He has received numerous awards, including the New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award from FASS/AFIA and the Non-Ruminant Nutrition and Animal Industry Service Awards from ASAS. In addition, Dr. Patience served as the president of the Canada Society of Animal Science.