In the news

  • A new grading system developed at UF by Dr. David Freeman and colleagues is being used successfully in difficult equine colic cases. This story appeared in HorseTalk, and received mentions in AVMA’s Smart Brief, and elsewhere including the Independent Florida Alligator.
  • A study by Dr. Dennis Brooks that appeared in Veterinary Ophthalmology about the long-term effects of equine cataract surgery was written about in TheHorse and noted in
  • A story about Dr. Maarten Drost being named to the Cattle Production Hall of Fame appeared in Bovine Veterinarian, on the American College of Theriogenology website, on, on the Merck Animal Health website, and on the UF Health website.
  • The Gainesville Sun and the Ocala Star-Banner ran a story on a stem cell study being conducted at UF and aimed at dogs with chronic arthritis. The stem cell study was also covered by WCJB-TV, Channel 20.
  • Dr. Dunbar Gram was quoted in a Q and A relating to allergies as part of Steve Dale’s syndicated column, which appeared in The New Citizens Press.
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October 2014

FLE 2014

Incoming students participate in First-Year Leadership Experience

First-year students recently participated in a revamped leadership experience program.

Dr. Art Donovan, left, introduced Dr. Maarten Drost, center, during his induction into the Cattle Production Veterinarian's Hall of Fame, held as part of the Association of Bovine Veterinary Practitioners annual meeting on Sept. 26. At right is Dr. Scott Nordstrom of Merial.

Drost named to cattle group’s Hall of Fame

Dr. Maarten Drost has been named to the Cattle Production Veterinarians Hall of Fame.

Dr. Bonnie Gaston

Anesthesia resident honored at national meeting

Dr. Bonnie Gatson, an anesthesia and pain management resident, has received recognition from a national organization for her research.

Students at FAEP Student Day 2014

Equine group holds student appreciation day

The Florida Association of Equine Practitioners sponsored UF Student Appreciation Day in Ocala.

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