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Disaster Response Club

Members of the CVM’s Public Health and Service Club gathered for a photo during their annual spring disease response wet lab on April 15. Thanks to funding from the AVMA’s Public Health and Community Outreach Committee, the club was able to buy new personal protective equipment, sample collection kits and black lights. The lab was conducted with assistance from the college’s Veterinary Emergency Treatment Services team. (Photo courtesy of John Haven)

Dean Lloyd and Ignacio Aguirre

Dean Jim Lloyd presents Dr. J. Ignacio Aguirre, an assistant professor in the department of physiological sciences, with a plaque honoring him for being named a 2016 UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors or Assistant Curators. Lloyd took time before his state-of-the-college address on June 10 to honor several recent faculty award winners. (Photo by Sarah Carey)


Senior Banquet 2016

Erika Schwartz, ’16, and Melissa Carter, ’16, stand by a map of the United States showing where members of the UFCVM’s Class of 2016 will be working after commencement. The map was positioned at the entrance to the dining area at the Gainesville Hilton, where the college’s traditional Senior Awards Banquet was held on May 27. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

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June 2016

Mycoplasma specimen

UF researchers: New strain of bacteria likely caused disease in hunter

UF researchers: New strain of bacteria likely caused disease in a hunter.

Dr. Natalie Isaza

Shelter medicine professor named “Hero Vet” finalist

A national group has named a UF shelter medicine faculty member as a finalist in its “Hero Vet” contest.

Dr. Chris Vulpe

Researcher selected as semifinalist in toxicology testing competition

A UFCVM faculty member is a semifinalist in a national toxicology-testing competition.

Dr. Leigh Sawyer with Dr. Moody McCall

College’s 2016 Distinguished Award winners named

Recipients of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2016 Distinguished Awards were honored at commencement.

UF PETS group photo

UF PETS in Ocala accredited by key national group

The UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services practice in Ocala has received accreditation from a key national group.

Donald, Bass Pro pig

Pig back home in Palm Bay after successful surgery at UF

A pig named Donny is home at the Bass Pro Shops live exhibit in Palm Bay after surgery at UF.

New mobile unit will expand shelter medicine outreach program

A new mobile unit will allow the Veterinary Community Outreach Program to expand its offerings.

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