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Dr. Jody Lulich inducted into UMN Academy for Excellence

  • Jody Lulich poses with a microscope

    Dr. Jody Lulich inducted into UMN Academy for Excellence

    The honor recognizes outstanding faculty in clinical practice

    Dr. Jody Lulich has spent more than 30 years educating veterinary students at the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

The University of Minnesota Academies for Excellence has announced Dr. Jody Lulich as a 2022 inductee of the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice

The Academies for Excellence recognizes outstanding faculty in the areas of scientific research, educational scholarship, clinical practice, and team science. 

Lulich is a professor of internal medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and co-director of the Minnesota Urolith Center, which provides quantitative urolith analysis services to clients from around the world. He joined CVM as an assistant professor in 1990 and has held the Osborne/Hills Endowed Chair in Nephrology and Urology since 2008.

Throughout his career at CVM, Lulich has been recognized as an exemplary educator through awards at College and University levels, including being named a recipient of the 2020 UMN Graduate and Professional Teaching Award

Inductees of the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice have demonstrated their ability to deliver the highest level of clinical care, and/or developed and implemented an important innovation for clinical care delivery with proven efficacy using appropriate metrics as further defined by their college or school. All members of the Academy also have demonstrated the highest level of ethics and professionalism during their career. 

Lulich's lifetime membership in the Academy comes with a one-time award of $10,000 that he can use toward his salary or to support his departmental research and other activities. He is one of four University faculty members who received the 2022 award.