Dr. D. Scott Adams (’72 DVM, ’79 PhD)
Excellence in Teaching and Research
Adams is the chairman of the board of directors and the chief scientific officer for Veterinary Medical Research & Development, a company he founded in 1981. Located in Pullman, the company develops and manufactures over 300 veterinary diagnostic test kits and reagents that are used in more than 55 countries. Adams was CEO of the company for 33 years before he stepped down in 2014. Scott and his wife, Janet, are generous supporters of the Pullman community and the Palouse Choral Society.