Graduate Student Research Award, Amer. Inst. of Nutr. (Procter and Gamble), 1989.
Award of Excellence, Research presentation. 1996. National Poultry Science Association Meeting.
Recipient of the Outstanding Professor, College of Agriculture and Forestry. 1998.
Outstanding Researcher Division of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. 1999.
Highlighted Researcher for WVU Research: President’s State of the University Address. 2000.
West Virginia University Faculty Senator, 2001-2002.
ACOP/ESCOP Leadership Development Program (Class 10, 2000-2001).
NRICGP Grants Review Panel. 2002.
ACES Global Academy Fellow. 2007 – 2011
USDA/TSTAR Grant Review Panel. 2009.
Associate Editor, Journal of Animal Science. 2009 – 2013.
Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow (2013-2015).
Total Grant Support: Exceeds six million dollars from federal, state, and private sources.