By Jamie Hawley, ASAS Communications Intern
August 15, 2016 – Dr. M. Carey Satterfield was named the recipient of the 2016 American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Early Career Achievement Award by the ASAS during its annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dr. Satterfield is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University. Dr. Satterfield’s research focuses on understanding nutritional and environmental factors that alter placental and fetal growth and development. The primary goal of Dr. Satterfield’s research program is to unravel basic biological information and translate this newfound understanding into practices that can be applied for the benefit of both animal agriculture and biomedicine.
Dr. Satterfield’s research has been funded by both the United States Department of Agriculture and National Institutes of Health, with current funding exceeding $4.5 million. Dr. Satterfield has been author or co-author on 42 peer-reviewed journal articles, 4 book chapters, 4 proceedings papers and has given 15 invited presentations. In 2013, he received the Outstanding Young Animal Scientist in Research Award from the Southern Section ASAS Scientific Meeting.
The ASAS Early Career Achievement Award recognizes the achievement of young scholars working toward the mission of the ASAS to foster the discovery, sharing, and application of scientific knowledge concerning the responsible use of animals to enhance human life and well-being. The ASAS Early Career Achievement Award is sponsored by the ASAS Foundation.
The ASAS is a professional organization that serves more than 6,000 students, animal scientists, and producers around the world.