In Memoriam: Maxine Benjamin (1922-2011)

Maxine Benjamin, who taught at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University for 30 years, has died. She was 89 years old.

Professor Benjamin began teaching at Colorado State in 1948 as an assistant professor of veterinary clinical pathology. Over her 30 year teaching career at Colorado State, she received every major teaching award the university has to offer. Her textbook Outline of Veterinary Clinical Pathology was published in three languages and was used in veterinary medical colleges around the world. She taught for one year at Cornell University and for two years at the University of Nairobi in Kenya.

In 1987, she came out of retirement to teach for one year at the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts.

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