Iowa State University Distinguished Professor Receives Pomerantz Award
October 2nd, 2015
AMES, Iowa — Donald Beitz, an Iowa State University Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture, has been awarded the Marvin A. Pomerantz Award for his accomplishments in teaching and research.
Beitz teaches several courses in animal science, biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology and agricultural education and studies departments and nutritional sciences program. He has served as an advisor or mentor of undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral candidates and visiting scientists.
His research accomplishments span a variety of nutrition and health studies for people and animals, generating 267 refereed journal articles and 328 published abstracts.
The Pomerantz award recognizes faculty who are outstanding in the areas of teaching, research or extension and outreach and includes $3,500 to support the recipient's scholarly work. The ISU Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost administers the award, which is made on a rotating basis among Iowa State’s academic colleges.