ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Univeristy: Texas A&M University
Section Awarded: National
Tom H. Welsh, Jr., ASAS Fellow: Research Category
Sponsored by: American Society of Animal Science
Dr. Welsh earned the B.S. (Animal Science, 1974) and Ph.D. (Physiology/Biochemistry, 1980) degrees from North Carolina State University. Following postdoctoral training at the University of California-San Diego, he joined the faculty at Texas A&M University in 1983 as an assistant professor. Currently, he is Professor and AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow in the Departments of Animal Science and Veterinary Integrative Biosciences. Dr. Welsh and colleagues use intramural and extramural funding to study how stress and temperament are linked to reproductive, metabolic, and immune functions. He has served on 140 graduate advisory committees and been chair/co-chair for 36 M.S. and 16 Ph.D. students. Dr. Welsh has authored or co-authored 5 book chapters, 135 peer-reviewed journal articles, and numerous abstracts and proceedings. Dr. Welsh served as Associate Editor of Domestic Animal Endocrinology, President of ASAS’ Southern Section, and he has received teaching and research awards.