The British Medical Association has awarded first prize at its 2016 Medical Book Awards to University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor Cheryl Rosenfeld, DVM, PhD. Rosenfeld won in the Basic and Clinical Sciences category, which includes titles in anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, physiology and physical sciences, for her book, “The Epigenome and Developmental Origins of Health and Disease.” Her publisher, Elsevier/Academic Press nominated her for the award and shares the honor.
Rosenfeld is a faculty member with the CVM Department of Biomedical Sciences. She teaches veterinary microanatomy, physiology, and veterinary pharmacology at the CVM. She also serves as an investigator at the Bond Life Sciences Center. Her research interests include examining how maternal and paternal environmental changes affect offspring’s risk for later diseases, otherwise called developmental origins of health and disease.
The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional body for doctors in the United Kingdom. The BMA medical book awards takes place annually to recognize outstanding contributions to medical literature. Prizes are awarded in 20 categories.
Rosenfeld has authored or co-authored four books to date.