OSU veterinary doctor honored


CORVALLIS - The Morris Animal Foundation has named Dr. Susan J. Tornquist, an assistant professor of clinical pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University, to its Veterinary Honor Roll for her work on behalf of llamas and alpacas.

About 155 veterinary professionals have received this honor. The Morris Animal Foundation is a 55-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to a healthier future for companion animals and wildlife. Since its inception, the foundation has funded 1,050 humane animal health studies with funds exceeding $29 million.

Tornquist received her veterinary medical degree from Colorado State University and her doctorate in veterinary pathology from Washington State University. She joined OSU in 1996, and has received several grants for her llama and alpaca studies from the Willamette Valley Llama Association and Morris Animal Foundation.