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Zoo Staff Leads National Organizations

Recently, two members of leadership at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium were chosen to lead national organizations representative of their career field. Julie Napier, D.V.M., senior veterinarian at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, was named the President of the American Association of Zoo and Veterinarians (AAZV) for 2019. AAZV has a mission to empower its members to advance the profession and enhance wild animal health, welfare and conservation. This is... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Friday, Feb 15, 2019

Director of Animal Health Receives the Emil Dolensek Award

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s Director of Animal Health, Douglas Armstrong, DVM, was recently awarded with one of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians’ (AAZV) highest honors, the Emil Dolensek Award. According to the AAZV, the Emil Dolensek Award is an honor given to one who has made exceptional contributions to the conservation, care and understanding of zoo and free-ranging wildlife, which reflects Dolensek’s commitment to these purposes. This... Read More
Posted by Michelle Meisinger at Friday, Nov 16, 2018