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David Brown receives CFAES Distinguished Alumni Award

Sep. 30, 2022

Congratulations to David H. Brown who is a 2022 CFAES Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. All recipients were recognized at the recent CFAES Alumni Awards event that took place as part of the College’s FallFest Homecoming celebration.

The Distinguished Alumni Award gives public recognition to those who have brought distinction to themselves and the college at large through their participation, commitment, and leadership.

David graduated from The Ohio State University in 1962 with a bachelor’s degree in Dairy Technology. David’s career included work in quality assurance at Gerber Products as well as work in research, product development, and marketing of both infant and adult food products at Frigo Cheese and Ross Laboratories Division of Abbott Laboratories. At Dairyland Food Laboratories, David assisted in the development, application, and promotion of enzyme modified cheese. David later formed Dairy Specialties, Inc. He has been active with the department as a member of the JT ‘Stubby’ Endowed Chair in Dairy Foods Advisory Board and has been recognized as a 2017 inductee of the Department of Food Science and Technology’s Hall of Distinction.

Learn more about all the 2022 award winners.