Dr. Chad Carr Receives the 2022 AMSA Distinguished Teaching Award

May 18, 2022

Kearney, MO. May 18, 2022 – The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is excited to announce Dr. Chad Carr, Associate Professor at the University of Florida, as the 2022 AMSA Distinguished Teaching Award recipient. Dr. Carr will be recognized during the 75th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation on June 14, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa, co-hosted by Iowa State University, Kemin Food Technologies, the National Pork Board, and Hormel Foods Corporation.

“When it comes to the qualities of an outstanding educator, Dr. Carr checks a lot of boxes: he is a well-respected expert in meat science, he is passionate about animal agriculture, and he has a long-lasting impact on his students,” commented Dr. Jason Scheffler, Assistant Professor from the University of Florida.

The AMSA Distinguished Teaching Award was established to recognize excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate meat science courses and the impact on the lives of those students in a highly positive manner. Hawkins Food Ingredients Group sponsors the Distinguished Teaching Award.

Dr. Carr said, “I cultivate and maintain a learning environment filled with excitement. I want class to be a fun, invigorating learning opportunity for all involved parties.”


AMSA is an organization recognized for its unmatched competence and commitment to attracting and developing meat industry leaders and providing science-based meat research and information. For more information, please visit www.meatscience.org/rmc.

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