Dr. Shannon Pratt Phillips Receives the Equine Science Society and ASAS Equine Science Award from the American Society of Animal Science
July, 2019 – Dr. Shannon Pratt Phillips is the recipient of the 2019 Equine Science Society and ASAS Equine Science Award, presented to her during the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas.
Shannon Pratt Phillips is a Professor in the Department of Animal Science at North Carolina State University. She teaches in the field of equine science and nutrition, both via traditional classes and online. Her research focuses on glucose metabolism, insulin resistance and obesity in horses. She is a North Carolina State University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor, and won the Equine Science Society Outstanding Educator Award, the NCSU Outstanding Teacher Award, the Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology, and is a North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teacher Fellow. She is a member of the Equine Science Society, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, American Society of Animal Science, American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition and the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the Equine Science Society and is host of their 2019 meeting.
The ASAS Equine Science Award recognizes an individual who has shown outstanding achievement in the areas of extension, research, teaching or agribusiness in the equine industry. This award is sponsored by Zinpro Corporation.