The American Association of Veterinary Anatomists is the professional body representing veterinary anatomists North America. It is dedicated to the advancement of veterinary anatomical science. It was founded in 1949 by a group of veterinary anatomists from different schools and colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States and Canada. The goal is to advance the science of veterinary anatomy; raise standards of teaching of anatomy; to protect the rights and privileges of its members. 66 veterinary anatomists actively engage in teaching. Total members at present are 131. The meetings are held every year in summer and include a scientific program at each annual meeting.
While most of the members are faculty, staff and students of veterinary colleges in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, the association also includes veterinary anatomists from Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. The meeting 2015 AAVA in Pullman was discussion of anatomical research and education. AAVA membership is open to anyone with an active interest in veterinary anatomy. At the meeting of AAVA at Cornell University in 2011, Dr.Howard Evans was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award AAVA for outstanding contribution to education and anatomical research.Read More»