Pfizer Animal Health announces the winners of the company’s ‘10 under 40’ swine veterinarian award program. The program recognizes 10 veterinarians under age 40 who are making significant contributions to swine medicine.  

An independent panel of judges selected the 10 veterinarians out of nearly 60 nominees, which had to devote at least 60 percent of their time to swine medicine. 

The winning veterinarians are:

• Tara Donovan, vice president of health management, Hanor Family of Companies, Spring Green, Wis.

• Jason Hocker, managing partner of AMVC Production in Audubon, Iowa

• Marlin Hoogland, Midwest lead finishing veterinarian, Murphy-Brown Western Operations

• Darin Madson, assistant professor, Iowa State University, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

• Jeremy Pittman, staff veterinarian, Murphy-Brown North Division, Waverly, Va.

• Sarah Probst Miller, AgCreate Solutions, Monticello, Ill.

• Chris Rademacher, director of production improvement, Murphy-Brown Western Operations, Ames, Iowa  

• Cameron Schmitt, part owner, Pipestone Veterinary Clinic of Iowa

• Matthew Turner, staff veterinarian, Prestage Farms, Clinton, N.C.

• Amy Vincent, veterinary medical officer, USDA Agriculture Research Service, Ames, Iowa

“The ‘10 under 40’ program recognizes the success and dedication of young swine veterinarians, and we are privileged to recognize these leaders who are doing their part to help pave the way for our industry’s future,” says Steve Sornsen, DVM, pork technical services senior director at Pfizer.