AAVA Awards

2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

Linda Boggie, DVM, CVA, FAAVA
Deventer, Overijssel

Dr. Linda Boggie graduated from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. She became certified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) in 1995 and incorporated acupuncture into her existing small animal practice. She completed the Chinese herbal course at the Chi Institute in 2004. In 2014 Since 1998 she has lectured for various acupuncture courses, advanced continuing education seminars, congresses and symposiums in the USA, Canada, Scandinavia, Europe, Australia, China and Taiwan and Brazil. She currently organizes courses in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the Netherlands. An active member of the IVAS since 1995, she served as President from 2002-08 and remains involved as the Examination committee chair and member of the Board of Directors. In 2003 she moved to The Netherlands and has an integrative practice in Deventer with her husband, a veterinarian specialized in dentistry and orthopedics in companion animals. She enjoys Chinese veterinary medical practice, lecturing on Chinese medicine, acupuncture and the use of Chinese herbs in small animals. Any spare time is enjoyably spent with her husband, their Friesian horses, cat, two dogs and a Shetland pony.

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