Master Teacher Award - Fall 1986
Dr. Otto Radostits received his DVM from the University of Guelph in 1959, his M.Sc. from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1967. He received a Diploma in Large Animal Medicine from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1972. He has also successfully completed the Dairy Health Management Certificate Program at the Ontario Veterinary College (January 1990-91) and a Certificate of Continuing Education which is equivalent to 288 hours of continuing education, in 1991.
He was tenured with the Western College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1970 in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies. He served as Head of the Department of Veterinary Internal Medicine from July 1982 to March 1991.
Along with the Master Teacher Award, Dr. Radostits has received several awards and recognitions including a Distinguished Teacher Award within the Veterinary College. He was named an Honorary Life Member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association in January 1997. He is also an honourary member of the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association. He was named Veterinarian of the Year by the Saskatchewan Veterinary Medical Association in 1992. Dr. Radostits also won the Rotary Club of Saskatoon Golden Wheel Award of Excellence.
Dr. Radostits teaches general internal medicine, medical exercises, large animal medicine, applied veterinary medicine, animal medicine clinics, advanced veterinary clinical medicine and advanced bovine medicine. He also supervises graduate students.
He has written books, chapters in books, expositories and review articles. He is the co-writer of a textbook on the Diseases of Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats and Horses, 1994 and Herd Health: Food Animal Production Medicine, 1994. He has contributed to 14 books, published over 51 papers in refereed journals, and invited papers in published conference proceedings. Dr. Radostits has given invited lectures an a national and international level.