College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Plant Pathology

Inglis selected for 2014 Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Leadership

Debra A. Inglis, professor of plant pathology at the WSU Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, earned the Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Leadership.inglis

She served as director of the Mount Vernon office 2004-08, leading its upgrade to a modern, full-service research and extension center. She has been president of the Pacific division of the American Phytopathological Society, associate editor and editor of an international journal and a member of a federal grant review panel.

Inglis’ scholarly focus is on the biology and management of diseases of vegetable crops, especially potatoes. She has published prolifically, delivered presentations, mentored employees and students and obtained research funding from many extramural sources, most recently through a U.S. Department of Agriculture specialty crops research initiative.

Her awards from the WSU College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences include the Hall of Honored Alumni and Friends (2009), National Women’s History Month Award for Professional and Academic Leadership (2009) and Team Interdisciplinary Award (2012).

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