American Meat Science Association

The Achievement Award

Kaitlyn Compart

Headshot of Kaitlyn Compart

The Achievement Award was established in 1992 and is designed to recognize and foster young professional AMSA members who have demonstrated significant skills and contributions to the animal products industry and is sponsored by Burke Corporation.

"This year's Achievement award had an excellent pool of candidates. The awardees are highly deserving professionals who have demonstrated great innovation and leadership, resulting in a successful track record," said Dr. Mahesh Nair, Committee Chair from Colorado State University. "We look forward to their outstanding contributions to the meat industry in years to come."

"The practical application of basic science to industry challenges has been a passion of mine and I am fortunate that I am able to apply my experiences in meat science and food safety to real-time solutions every day," commented Dr. Kaitlyn Compart, Director of Scientific Affairs at Smithfield Foods, Inc.

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