August 07, 2017

Dr. Paul Siciliano receives Equine Science Award

Dr. Paul Siciliano, North Carolina State University, is the 2017 recipient of the Equine Science Award. ASAS held its Awards Ceremony on July 9 during the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting.

Dr. Siciliano is a Professor in the Department of Animal Science at North Carolina State University where he teaches courses in equine management and conducts research in equine nutrition.

Dr. Siciliano received a B.S. from The Ohio State University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. He was a faculty member in the Department of Animal Science at Colorado State University from 1996 to 2006. He is recognized as one of the leading equine nutritionists in the U.S. and has 53 peer-reviewed publications, obtained over $750,000 in grants, given 147 invited presentations and trained 27 graduate students.

Dr. Siciliano has been elected to numerous leadership roles by Equine Science Society membership including Past President, President, Vice President, Program Chair for the national meeting, Secretary/Treasurer, and as a member of the Board of Directors (2000-2005). He also served as a member of the National Research Council Committee on Nutrient Requirements of Horses (2004-2007).

The Equine Science Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the areas of extension, research, teaching or agribusiness in the equine industry.

The Equine Science Award is sponsored by Zinpro Corporation.

ASAS is a professional organization that serves more than 7,000 students, animal scientists, allied industry and producers around the world.

Media contact:

Kim Schoonmaker

ASAS Scientific Communications Associate

Photo: Dr. Paul Siciliano accepts the Equine Science Award from Dr. Connie Larson, Zinpro Corporation.