Early Career Achievement Award
Section Awarded: National
Kimberly Vonnahme, Early Career Achievement Award
Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science Foundation
Kimberly Vonnahme grew up near Breda, Iowa, and attended Iowa State University. She graduated in 1996 and then completed her MS degree at Oklahoma State University. She completed her PhD in 2003 at the University of Wyoming with Stephen Ford. Kim moved to North Dakota State University to work as a research associate and accepted an assistant professor position in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences in 2004. Vonnahme has taught Physiology of Reproduction, Reproductive Management, and Research in Reproduction. She has advised 12 graduate students. She has 56 journal articles, 137 abstracts, 1 book chapter, and more than $1.6 million in funded research. Kim is married to Michael Kangas, and they have a daughter, Katie.