In the news

  • A story about a unique procedure involving the use of a metal prosthetic used to repair the injured palate of a cat was covered by WCJB-TV/Channel 20 News and GTN News as well as in The Independent Florida Alligator. The procedure was a collaborative endeavor involving Dr. Amy Stone of the college’s Primary Care and Dentistry Service and Dr. Fong Wong of the UF College of Dentistry.
  • Dr. Cate McManus, a former resident with the UF Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, now operations manager for Dallas Animal Services, played a key role in the treatment of a dog named Bentley who was quarantined after his owner, nurse Nina Pham, was treated for and survived Ebola. Bentley and his owner were reunited on Nov. 1 after the completion of Bentley’s quarantine period. Stories mentioning McManus’ role or quoting her appeared in many national news outlets, including the New York Times, CNN, USA Today and many others.
  • Dr. Maureen Long appeared on the Joyce Kaufman Show on Oct. 29 in a segment relating to African Horse Sickness.
  • Dr. Mansour Mohamadzadeh’s  research, focused on enhancing immunity against colon cancer, is featured this month as a “research highlight” on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs website. His work is funded in part through the U.S. Department of Defense’s Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program. Click here to read the research highlight.


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