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UGA College of Veterinary Medicine hires nationally recognized research professor

UGA College of Veterinary Medicine hires nationally recognized research professor to head anatomy and radiology department

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has hired a nationally recognized research professor to serve as the head of the anatomy and radiology department. Dr. Steven D. Holladay also will hold the University of Georgia Foundation professorship in veterinary medicine.

“Dr. Holladay has extensive experience in veterinary anatomy and toxicology, and has earned numerous awards in his discipline. He is revered by his colleagues and his students. We are honored to have Dr. Holladay join the College of Veterinary Medicine to contribute to our tradition of excellence in teaching, research and service,” said Dean Sheila W. Allen.

Holladay comes from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine where he spent the last 16 years teaching veterinary anatomy and toxicology. He received his master’s and doctoral degrees in physiology and toxicology, respectively, from North Carolina State University, and conducted his post-doctoral research in immunotoxicology at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences at the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. He has earned numerous awards over the span of his career, including the 1996 Pfizer Animal Health Award for Research Excellence, the 1998 Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teaching Award at VMRCVM, and the VMRCVM Teaching Excellence Award in 1995. Holladay is editor-in-chief of Advances in Pharmacological Sciences, BMC Pharmacology, the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health and the International Journal of Toxicology. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Scientific Reviewers and is the textbook editor of Developmental Immunotoxicology. Holladay has been awarded more than $5.5 million in research support from the NIH and U.S. Army for his studies in immunotoxicology.