Dr. H. Wesley Towers Veterinarian of the Year Award

Criteria for Dr. H. Wesley Towers Veterinarian of the Year Award are as follows:

  1. Member in good standing of the DVMA
  2. Of sound and moral character
  3. Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Delaware
  4. Contributed to the advancement of veterinary medicine
  5. Distinguished service to the veterinary profession


Award recipients will be notified by email in mid-October.  Awards will be presented during the DVMA Winter Conference luncheon on November 8, 12:00-1:30 pm at Bally’s Dover Casino & Resort in Dover, DE.

2022 Award Recipient 
L. Clarke Cushing, VMD

The Dr. H. Wesley Towers 2022 Veterinarian of the Year Award was presented to Dr. L. Clarke Cushing in recognition of the excellent care he provides to his patients as well as the dedication, compassion, and kindness he has displayed to his local and state veterinary community. profession as demonstrated in his daily interactions with his clients, patients, and team members.  He is highly esteemed by his colleagues and is appreciated for his kindness, compassion, patience, and excellent patient care.