Dr. Joan H. Eisemann Receives the ASAS Fellow Award for Teaching from the American Society of Animal Science
July, 2019 – Dr. Joan Eisemann is the recipient of the 2019 ASAS Fellow Award for Teaching, presented to her during the Opening Ceremony at the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Joan Eisemann is a Professor and Director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Animal Science at North Carolina State University. She earned her B.S. (1975) from the University of Connecticut and her M.S. (1978) and Ph.D. (1982) from Cornell University. She was a Research Physiologist at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center from 1984 to 1991. In 1991 she joined N.C. State University. Dr. Eisemann has conducted research in nutritional and hormonal regulation of protein accretion in growing animals. She was a member of the committee that authored the most recent Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle. She has also authored 6 other books and book chapters and 144 refereed publications, proceedings, abstracts and presentations. Dr. Eisemann has made distinguished contributions to research and teaching in the field of animal science and has always provided the highest level of service to her students, the university and our society.
The ASAS Fellow Award for Teaching recognizes a member of ASAS who has rendered very distinguished service to the animal industry and/or to the American Society of Animal Science and had continuous membership in the Society for a minimum of twenty-five years. This award is sponsored by the American Society of Animal Science.