All Press Releases for May 13, 2019

Dr. Gordon Henry Theilen Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Theilen has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in veterinary science

Dr. Gordon Henry Theilen is often referred to as the "Father of Veterinary Cancer Medicine."

    DAVIS, CA, May 13, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Gordon Henry Theilen with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Theilen celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Inspired by a veterinarian who worked on his parents' farm as a child, Dr. Theilen desired to venture into veterinary science since he was five years old. Often referred to as the "Father of Veterinary Cancer Medicine," he has excelled in his decades-long career. He currently holds the title of professor emeritus at the University of California, Davis. In addition to his primary appointments in veterinary education, Dr. Theilen was also active with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the World Health Organization committee on staging tumors in animals, the American Association for Cancer Research, the International Association for Comparative Research and Related Diseases, and the Veterinary Cancer Society.

Throughout his career, Dr. Theilen has contributed numerous books and scientific articles to professional journals and served as a speaker at several industry events. He was the keynote speaker at the 3rd World Veterinary Cancer Congress in Foz de Iguassu, Brazil, was a faculty guest speaker at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and the lead speaker for the 20th anniversary of the Comparative Center of Medicine. As a testament to his professional prowess, Dr. Theilen received the Person of the Year Award from the American Field Nominating Committee, the Nominating Committee Japanese Prize, was inducted into the Brittany Club Hall of Fame, and was named a lifetime member of the Northern California Brittany Club. In order to remain current with developments in his field, he maintains affiliation with the American Veterinary Medicine Association, the American Association of Veterinary Clinics, the American Association for Cancer Research, the Cancer Research Institute, the Veterinary Cancer Society, Phi Zeta, and Sigma Xi.

Dr. Theilen holds a Bachelor of Science and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, both from the University of California, Davis.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Gordon Henry Theilen has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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