TUCKER, Ga. — Dr. Roselina Angel, professor of monogastric nutrition at the University of Maryland, was recognized with the 2021 Poultry Science Association Distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award, sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). The Distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award recognizes distinctive, outstanding contributions by an industry leader. In addition to sponsoring the award, USPOULTRY also makes an annual contribution to the Poultry Science Association Foundation on behalf of the award recipient.
“USPOULTRY is pleased to honor industry leaders exemplified by Dr. Roselina Angel. She is widely recognized for her many years of environmental sustainability work and contribution to the poultry industry,” said John Starkey, president of USPOULTRY.
Dr. Roselina Angel received her Ph.D. in Poultry Nutrition from Iowa State University. She worked as a research manager at Purina Mills for nine years, after which she joined the University of Maryland Department of Animal and Avian Sciences. She served as co-editor of the nutrition section of the Journal of Applied Poultry Research from 2009 to 2011, four 2-year terms as an associate editor for the Journal of Poultry Science, and as a member of the Poultry Science Association’s board of directors. She has been a member of the program committee for the Poultry Science’s Informal Nutrition Conference since 1998 and now co-chairs this conference. Dr. Angel has been a panel member for USDA’s National Research Initiative competitive grants program and an ad hoc reviewer for USDA-NRI, the Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund, and other funding agencies. Dr. Angel has published seven book chapters, 170 articles in refereed journals and more than 250 abstracts. Since 2000, she has given more than 300 invited presentations both in the U.S. as well as internationally. In 2002, she was named to the Committee on Animal Nutrition (CAN), at that time the only standing committee of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Angel has been the recipient of several awards including the National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award, the American Feed Industry Association Poultry Nutrition Award and the Merrill Scholar Faculty Advisor award. She was named a Fellow of the Poultry Science Association in 2016.
Dr. Angel’s recent focus has also been on improvement in phosphorus nutrition through optimizing calcium use as well as in optimizing tools to maximize economic nutrient conversion efficiency. Her research has had a direct measurable impact on water and air quality and the environmental and economic sustainability of the poultry industry.
— U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
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