2016 Veterinarian of the Year – Dr. Kliff Bramwell


2016 Veterinarian of the Year - Dr. Kliff BramwellKliff Bramwell was born July 9, 1949. He was raised on a small farm in Lewisville, Idaho. He was active in FFA in high school. He received his State Farmer Award and won 1st place in the state livestock judging contest held at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.
He received a BS in Animal Science from BYU-Provo in 1973 (Magna Cum Laude). He graduated from WSU, Pullman, Washington with a DVM in 1977. While he was at Pullman, he worked for the Spokane Daily Chronicle, supervising and delivering newspapers to all of the paperboys in the city.
Kliff has been and continues to be a member of the AVMA, IVMA and the EIVMA. He served as president of the EIVMA, and has also served as Rabies Clinic Chairman for the EIVMA. He was appointed by the Governor of Idaho to the Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine from 9/2002 to 9/2007. He is also a member of the Idaho Veterinary Emergency Response Team (IVERT). He has helped keep fellow veterinarians’ clinics open when he/she were ill or disabled.

Kliff has volunteered many times at elementary schools, junior high and high schools to introduce veterinary medicine to the students. Many pre-vet students have come to the clinic to shadow him or do externships. Six or seven are now practicing veterinarians or, are now in veterinary school. Dr. Bramwell has been an honorable member of our profession for 37 years. He is a valued member of the EIVMA.

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