Sarah Cleaveland, an internationally recognized global health scientist and veterinary epidemiologist and professor at the University of Glasgow in the Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, is a recipient of the 2010 McCoy Award. McCoy was a faculty member in the College of Veterinary Medicine for 23 years. Following his death in 1958, the John E. McCoy Endowment was established through private gifts.
Cleaveland's research focuses on diseases in East Africa at the human-animal interface with both wildlife and domestic animals. Her team works to identify animal reservoirs of infection, to understand the risk factors of new and emerging infectious diseases, and to understand the infection dynamics in linked human and animal populations. http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/awards/alum/McCoy.aspx