The WVPA Hall of Honour

This Hall of Honour recognises poultry veterinarians and health scientists who made an outstanding contribution in the furtherance of poultry veterinary science.

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Elimelech Dan Heller: 1936

Inducted: 2017

Elimelech Dan Heller graduated from the State University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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Irit Davidson: 1953

Inducted: 2017

Dr Irit Davidson is a leading senior researcher (A+ equivalent to Full Professor) and has studied avian viruses for 37 years at the Division of Avian Diseases, Kimron Veterinary Institute, Bet Dagan, Israel.
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Levinus de Blieck: 1878 - 1965

Inducted: 2013

Levinus de Blieck, known as Jan, was born in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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Jacobus Joannes (Sjaak) de Wit: 1961

Inducted: 2013

Born on a farm that produced eggs and a variety of plant crops, near Achthuizen on the Dutch island Goeree-Overflakkee, Sjaak de Wit gained his veterinary qualification at the University of Utrecht in 1989, after which he started to work for the poultry department of a regional animal health service.
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