Dr. John F. Patience Receives the ASAS Fellow Award for Research from the American Society of Animal Science
July, 2019 – Dr. John F. Patience is the recipient of the 2019 ASAS Fellow Award for Research, presented to him during the Opening Ceremony at the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas.
Dr. John F. Patience earned his Ph.D. degree from Cornell University and led the Prairie Swine Center for 21 years before joining Iowa State University in 2008. He has published 134 refereed manuscripts, 21 books and book chapters, and more than 700 other documents, and has presented 397 talks at academic and industry meetings throughout the world. His research has addressed a diversity of practical topics, most recently focusing on the role of fiber on gut function and physiology and its impact on gastrointestinal disease. Patience has served ASAS on numerous award committees and the Midwest Section as President and as member and chair of the Non-Ruminant Nutrition Program Committee. He served JAS as Associate Editor for 5 years and is currently a member of the Editorial Board for the 4th time. He has received numerous awards, including the New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award from FASS/AFIA and the Non-Ruminant Nutrition and Animal Industry Service Awards from ASAS. In addition, Dr. Patience served as the president of the Canadian Society of Animal Science.
The ASAS Fellow Award for Research 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.