In the news


  • A story about UF researchers developing a new blood test for a devastating disease of boas and pythons featuring Dr. Elliott Jacobson and former UFCVM graduate student Rita Chang appeared in Science Daily, the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Animal Health Brief, in Veterinary Practice News and in Laboratory Equipment as well as in Digital Journal and in Phys.Org,, e!Science News, Bio-Medicine and Science Codex.
  • A story about the UF’s nationally unique veterinary forensic pathology fellowship program featuring Dr. Nanny Wenzlow appeared in the Gainesville Sun.
  • A story about new Large Animal Technical Rescue standards, crafted by a committee chaired by UFCVM director John Haven appeared in The Horse.
  • A release announcing a new UF/ASPCA graduate program in veterinary forensic sciences appeared in national media outlets, including Yahoo News, Reuters US News, numerous broadcast outlets and business journals in Denver, Dayton, Silicon Valley, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Austin, Charlotte, San Antonio and many other places within the state and elsewhere. The story is here. Another story appeared in the Alligator and can be found here.
  • A story noting Dr. Cynda Crawford’s appearance before the Hillsborough County Commission to laud a new feral cat program appeared on
  • Maddie’s Shelter Medicine program was honored by the Hillsborough County Commission for its efforts on behalf of shelter medicine in that community. Drs. Julie Levy and Cynda Crawford of the Maddie’s program received a plaque for their efforts. Video of the presentation is here.




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