UF College of Veterinary Medicine to launch new open heart program

Dr. Swift and Zoey Jordan

Dr. Simon Swift examines Zoey a 12-year-old maltese, while her owner, Janette Jordan of Oviedo, looks on. Zoey received a mitral valve repair procedure from Dr. Masami Uechi approximately one year ago in France and has come to UF subsequently for check-ups. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

January-February 2019

An endangered okapi calf, born on Dec. 4 at White Oak Conservation Foundation, enjoys the sunshine in its habitat on Jan. 19. The calf is recuperating well from a procedure performed Dec. 15 to remove an abnormal tissue growth from its eye. (Photos courtesy of White Oak Conservation Foundation)

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Rachel Grabar

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Dr. Mansour Mohamadzadeh

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From left to right are the colleges newly minted PhDs: Dr. Luiz Bolfer, Dr. Dhani Prakoso, Dr. Nelmarie Landrau Giovannetti, Dr. David Dreier and Dr. Andy Nelson. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Amara Estrada)

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Dr. Swift and Zoey Jordan

UF College of Veterinary Medicine to launch new open heart program

The program will be a collaboration between UF and renowned veterinary cardiologist Masami Uechi, D.V.M., Ph.D., of Japan.