In the news

  • Dr. Margo Macpherson’s installation as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners was covered by the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  • One of Dr. Mary Brown’s graduate students, Marissa Valentine-King, was featured in a “Students Who Rocked Public Health” article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.
  • A story about “Honey Gaither,” a service dog who received its 100th treatment through the integrative medicine service at UF’s Small Animal Hospital on Jan. 26, appeared in the Gainesville Sun.
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January-February 2018

Dr. Julie Moore

College names new IDI department chair

Dr. Julie Moore, a malaria expert, will join the college as the new chair of infectious diseases and immunology.

SuperiorAccomplishmentAwardWinners 2018

2018 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

The college’s 2018 Superior Accomplishment Award winners have been named.

Dr. Mary Brown and Marissa Valentine-King.

UF study: Rare genetic mutation causes resistance to antibiotic used to treat UTIs

This study, authored by Dr. Mary Brown and others, was also the first to evaluate antibiotic resistance levels in 180 college-aged women with their first UTIs.

Katie Boudreau

College names new senior director of advancement and alumni affairs

Katie Boudreau, who joined the UFCVM’s advancement team in 2015, has been promoted to senior director.

Dr. Liang Zhou

UF scientist studies unique receptor’s relationship to immune system disease

Dr. Liang Zhou studies immune system disease at the cellular level, with particular interest in a receptor that is best known for its role in detecting environmental contaminants inside the body.

ECT treatment of sea turtles

UF veterinarians perform electrochemotherapy on sea turtles

UF veterinarians recently performed the first electrochemotherapy on sea turtles in the United States, with promising results.

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