College responds to COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. LeJeune and Kenzie

Dr. Amandine Lejeune, a clinical assistant professor of medical oncology, examines Kenzie, a Scottish terrier on April 14. Kenzie came for a check-up after receiving treatment at UF for an oral melanoma. (Photo by Jesse Jones)

May 2020

Dr. Zimmel

A message from our interim dean

A message from the college’s interim dean, Dr. Dana Zimmel.

Dr. Lejeune and Kenzie

College responds to COVID-19 pandemic

The college and the UF Veterinary Hospitals have responded in a variety of ways during the pandemic.

Johnson anatomy

Transformation of anatomy lab to online format created unprecedented challenges

Twelve anatomy dissection videos, each taking hours to produce, were finished just in time for freshman veterinary students’ final exam.

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Congratulations to our spring graduates

We congratulate our new M.S. and Ph.D. recipients for their achievement in a video tribute.

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Research excellence acknowledged in virtual Phi Zeta Day ceremony

The college’s best research was recognized at a virtual Phi Zeta Day ceremony this year.

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UF veterinary student receives AKC scholarship

A third-year UF veterinary student has received the AKC’s 2020-2021 Veterinary Outreach Scholarship.

Dr. Chris Sanchez, Gordy Braund and Dr. Sally DeNotta stand outside Limerock on April 23, 2020.

UF veterinary college faculty thank co-workers, support local businesses by donating lunches

Faculty from the UF Veterinary Hospitals donated lunches to thank staff for keeping the hospitals running and supported local restaurants in the process.

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UF veterinary college’s efforts yield vehicles loaded with protective gear for front-line teams

Carloads of protective gear gathered from UFCVM research labs and a student teaching lab were delivered to UF Health to aid health care workers.

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Virtual rounds initiative started at UF provides veterinary students online clinical learning across university lines

A UF-led initiative to offer veterinary students a virtual clinical experience now has participants from multiple universities and private practices.

Dr. Nancy Denslow and Maite de Muletand director of aquatic toxicology at UF, is shown with Maite De Maria Mulet, center, and another of her graduate students in UF's Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory. Denslow worked with Mulet and other graduate students in a class project that evolved into a critical review published recently in a peer-reviewed journal. (File photo)

Critical review: more study needed to assess impact of cancer drugs on aquatic ecosystems

A group of graduate students’ class project in toxicology evolved to become a critical review in a scientific journal.