Honors and awards

March 2022

Plummer elected National Academies of Practice fellow

Dr. Paul Plummer, the Anderson Chair in Veterinary Medicine and professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, has been elected to the National Academies of Practice (NAP) as a distinguished veterinary science fellow.

A faculty member at Iowa State since 2010, Plummer is currently the executive director of the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education. The Iowa State-based national institute seeks to improve the understanding of antimicrobial resistance to reduce its societal impact. 

Founded in 1981, NAP is an interprofessional, nonprofit organization whose members represent a range of health care professions and are willing to serve as distinguished advisors to health care policymakers in Congress and elsewhere.