The Pritchard Clinical Scholar Award was established in 2010, by Dr. & Mrs. Pritchard. This fund supports the Graduate Student Support Program at the School of Veterinary Medicine to provide fellowship support to one or more graduate students who are pursuing a Ph.D. degree in preparation for an academic career in clinical sciences.
Dr. William R. Pritchard served 20 years as dean for the school, from 1962-82, and remained involved with the school and a Davis resident for the rest of his life. He leaves behind a legacy of veterinary education and service.
Pritchard’s founding work with the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine led to national prominence and set the school on an exciting path, an impact which is still felt today and will persist well into the future.
We celebrate his accomplishments and are saddened by his loss.