Archive for 2014



In the news

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: June 2014, News

In the News An article featuring a study by Dr. Dennis Brooks on cataract surgery in the horse appeared in the May issue of Modern Equine Vet. Stories about the grand opening of UF’s new Equine Sports Performance Complex appeared in Horsetalk, in American Equestrian Alliance, in All About Horses and in the Gainesville Sun. […]

Veterinary dermatologist named UF Research Professor

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: June 2014, People

Veterinary dermatologist named UF Research Professor Rosanna Marsella, D.V.M., Ph.D., a veterinary dermatologist at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has received a UF Research Foundation professorship. Sponsored by the university’s Office of Research, the professorships are awarded to faculty members campuswide who have a distinguished record of research and a strong research […]

UF researchers discover new poxvirus in sea otters

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: June 2014, News

UF researchers discover new poxvirus in sea otters By Sarah Carey After studying unusual skin lesions seen in two orphaned sea otter pups, University of Florida scientists and their collaborators have identified a previously unknown poxvirus in the infected animals. “To our knowledge, this is the first report of a poxvirus in a mustelid, the […]

Strategic planning update

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: Around the College, Features, June 2014

The college has developed a live, evolving strategic plan to guide its future growth.

Around the college

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: Around the College, June 2014

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Class of 2014 graduates tip tassels to left

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: Around the College, Features, June 2014

The Class of 2014 recently celebrated completion of four years of veterinary school.

Large animal medicine resident honored

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: June 2014, People

Large animal resident honored Dr. Amy Stieler, a second-year resident in large animal internal medicine at UF, received a Resident Research Award at the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine’s annual forum, held June 4-7 in Nashville. Given in the large animal internal medicine category, the award was for Stieler’s abstract presentation on the role […]

Equine program benefits veterinary, undergraduate students

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: Around the College, Features, June 2014

A collaborative program between the UF CVM and IFAS helps students with interests in the equine industry.

Students honored for aquatic animal health research

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: June 2014, People

Students honored for aquatic animal health research A University of Florida alumna who just received her D.V.M. degree, a second-year veterinary student and a veterinary graduate student were all recently honored for their research in the area of aquatic animal health. Dr. Jessica Weeks, who earned the Aquatic Animal Medicine Certificate and graduated from UF’s […]

College receives funding to start One Health project in Africa

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: July 2014, News

The college just received a $250,000 USAID grant to support a One Health project in Senegal.

New club hopes to enhance awareness of diversity, inclusion in profession

By • Jun 13th, 2014 • Category: June 2014, People

New club hopes to enhance awareness of diversity, inclusion in profession By Sarah Carey  How will it feel? Each person’s resources are recognized and routinely utilized; people feel valued, respected and heard; people are not valued “in spite of their differences” but because their differences are seen to add value. Everyone is fully able to […]