Like winning both the Cy Young Award and the MVP
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, June 1996:
DENVER––Patti Olsen, DVM, recently named
to the newly created post of Director of Veterinary Affairs
and Studies for the American Humane Association,
received the American Animal Hospital Association’s
Humane Ethics and Animal Welfare Award on March
11––and the Geraldine Dodge Humane Ethics in Action
Award on April 27.
“As a specialist in the area of small animal
reproduction, Dr. Olson has conducted research for many
years on non-surgical sterilization and contraceptive
options,” said AHA spokesperson Joyce Briggs. “Dr.
Olson is a founding member of the National Council on
Pet Population Study and Policy, and will lead a scientific
workshop scheduled for August 9-11, in Denver, entitled
‘A Critical Evaluation of Free-Roaming/Unowned/Feral
Cats in the United States.’”
Explains Olson, “This conference is based on a
model developed by the National Academy of Sciences.
The purpose is not to resolve the issue of freeroaming/unowned/
feral cats, but rather to gather and
organize accurate and factual data concerning the issue.”
Individuals and organizations interested in submitting
position papers to the scientific panel, or in
attending the workshop to explore these issues may contact
Kay Clark at 303-792-9900.