Purdue instructor receives national Pfizer Teaching Award
The annual prize is awarded by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health and will be presented at the AAVMC Annual Meeting in Alexandria, Va., on March 13.
This is the third time Adams has won Pfizer teaching awards at the school level -- in 1997, 2005, and 2009. This is his first national award.
After joining the Purdue faculty in 1991, Adams became one of three faculty members who led the development and implementation of a series of problem-based learning courses in the first two years of the DVM curriculum and of third year core and elective courses at the school. His work in consensus building among the faculty led to an overwhelmingly positive vote for the curricular revision in the mid-1990s.