ASAS Fellow Award
Section Awarded: National
Laurie M. Lawrence, ASAS Fellow Award
Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science
Laurie Lawrence is one of the premier equine nutritionists in the United States. A native of New York, she received her BS from Cornell and her MS and PhD from Colorado State. She currently leads an equine nutrition research program at the University of Kentucky. Lawrence has made many contributions to equine nutrition during her career. She has studied the equine athlete, the brood mare, and the growing horse. Her active basic and applied research programs have resulted in over 200 scientific publications. She served on the Board of Directors of ASAS and was President of the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society. She recently chaired the NRC committee that revised “Nutrient Requirements of Horses”.