UF faculty member is finalist
in America’s Favorite Veterinarian contest

Dr. Kris Cooke and Mishka

Dr. Kris Cooke, a clinical associate professor of small animal medicine at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, greets Mishka, an 11-year-old Boston terrier owned by Dave Heine, left. Heine nominated Cooke in the America’s Favorite Veterinarian Contest, which is sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. Cooke is now a Top 20 finalist, along with two UF CVM alumni. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

July-August 2015

Veterinary student with a dog.

UF Small Animal Hospital accredited by national group

The UF Small Animal Hospital is one of only six academic veterinary hospitals to hold accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Ribbon cutting at clinical skills laboratory opening on Aug. 4.

Ribbon cutting marks completion of new clinical skills laboratory

A ribbon cutting event marks completion of a new state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratory at the college.

Geof Zann

UF student receives national Merial Veterinary Research Scholar Award

A third-year veterinary student has received the prestigious national 2015 Merial Veterinary Research Scholar award.

Participants in Marine Mammal Conference pose for a group shot at the Florida Museum of Natural History. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Tom Waltzek)

Conference on aquatic ecosystem health draws participants from nine countries

The First Aquatic Ecosystem Health Conference was held in Gainesville, drawing expertise in ranaviruses and marine mammals.