AAVA Awards

2022 Lifetime Achievement Award

Michelle Shraeder, DVM, MEd, FAAVA
Bellingham, Washington

Dr. Michelle Schraeder graduated from The Ohio State University in 1985.  She is certified in veterinary acupuncture, Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine, and veterinary Tui-na (massage). Dr. Schraeder is a Fellow of the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (FAAVA) and has also obtained a Masters of Education in College and Continuing Education. Presently she is chair of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society’s (IVAS) International Education Committee and an IVAS board member. Dr. Schraeder has been a speaker at various US and international veterinary conferences, and is involved in teaching at several veterinary courses, nationally and online.  She practices integrative medicine, utilizing Traditional Chinese Medicine with conventional medicine, at her clinic Mountain Veterinary Hospital in Bellingham, Washington.

Past Award Winners

Yann Ching Hwang 2004
Marvin Cain 2007
John Limehouse 2008
Kevin May 2009
Allen Schoen 2010

Terry Durkes 2011
Gary Levy 2012
Kerry Ridgway 2013
Shelly Altman 2014
Priscilla Taylor Limehouse 2014

Robert Schwyzer 2015
Michelle Tilghman 2017
Mona Boudreaux 2018
Linda Boggie 2019
Michelle Schraeder 2022