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  • Stories about canine influenza and the recent H3N2 cases diagnosed and treated at UF appeared in numerous news outlets, including the Associated Press,  Yahoo,,  Time Magazine, Miami Herald,  Palm Beach Post, Fox8, Steve Dale Pet World, Veterinary Practice News, Healthline,,, WSUF News, Outbreak News Today, International Business Times, AVMA Animal Health Smart Brief newsletter and many other venues.
  • A story about Dr. Jasenka Zubcevic and Chris Martyniuk and their research linking brain communication and gut bacteria response appeared in the Washington Post, Newsweek and The Ledger, as well as The Conversation.
  • A story featuring Dr. Heather Walden’s research reporting that the rat lungworm parasite has spread to several parts of Florida was covered locally in the Gainesville Sun as well as statewide in various news outlets and nationally in outlets including Univision, Yahoo, Newsweek, WebMD and elsewhere.
  • A story about the UFCVM receiving the 2017 Excellence in Communications Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges appeared in the AAVMC newsletter, on the Association of Veterinary Advancement Professionals website and in the Gainesville Business Report.
  • A story about UFCVM commiting $16 million in new funding for scholarships since 2015 appeared in the AVMA Animal Health Smart Brief newsletter.
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July-August 2017

Dean Jim Lloyd stands with Veterinary Appreciation Day attendees.

Hundreds attend Referring Veterinarian Appreciation Day

The college’s annual RDVM Day draws clinicians from all over the state.

Potentially lethal parasite rat lungworm found throughout Florida

UF researchers report that the dangerous rat lungworm parasite has been found in several Florida counties.

Dr. Julie Levy

Faculty member receives UF Research Foundation Professorship

Dr. Julie Levy has received a UF Research Foundation professorship.

Dr. Tom Vickroy

Administrator honored by alma mater

Dr. Tom Vickroy has received the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the graduate school at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Dr. Juan Samper

Samper named associate dean for students and instruction

A Ross University administrator has been named the college’s new associate dean for students and instruction.

Dr. Stan Kim instructs a class using SynDaver Canine

Surgeon named college’s 2017 Zoetis Distinguished Teacher

A small animal surgeon has received the 2017 Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award.

AAVMC Excellence in Communications Award was presented to Sarah Carey on July 22 in Indianapolis.

College communications efforts honored by national group

Sarah Carey led the college’s communications efforts to advance its national reputation.

Canine flu vaccination clinic

UF plays key role in managing new dog flu emergence

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine has played a key leadership role in managing the emergence of a strain of dog flu new to the state of Florida.

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