Dr. L. Wayne Greene, Auburn University, was honored with the Southern Section Distinguished Service Award at the 2017 Southern Section Meeting, held Feb. 4-7, in Franklin, Tenn.
Greene received B.S. and M.S. degrees from North Carolina State University in 1977 and 1979, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree from Virginia Tech in 1981. He is a U.S Navy veteran and is currently Head of the Department of Animal Sciences at Auburn University.
Greene served on the faculty at Texas A&M University from 1981 to 2005 in teaching, research and Extension positions. In 1997, he relocated to the Texas AgriLife Research Center in Amarillo and was jointly appointed at West Texas A&M University and Texas Tech University.
Greene presented the 1st-place Graduate Student Competition Paper in 1981 and was named the Southern Section-ASAS Outstanding Young Animal Scientist – Research in 1991. He was recognized as a Texas AgriLife Research Fellow and a Texas A&M University System Regents Fellow in 2003. He has served in all elected officer positions in ARPAS, SS-ASAS, Plains Nutrition Council, and as Director of PAACO.
Greene has taught more than 7,000 undergraduates and trained over 90 graduate students as chair or committee member. His research in nutrition is recognized globally.
Congratulations, Dr. Greene!
ASAS Scientific Communications Associate