In the news

  • A story about Dr. Heather Walden receiving the Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award appeared in Veterinary Practice News.
  • A story about a dog that received a first-of-its-kind cardiology procedure at the UF Small Animal Hospital quoted Dr. Simon Swift and appeared in the Gainesville Sun.
  • Dr. Jim Wellehan was quoted in a National Geographic article about cancer in sea lions and other marine mammals.
  • Dr. Maureen Long was quoted in USAgNet, Kansas Ag Connection, Missouri Ag Connection and other publications in an article addressing whether pets can contract the Zika virus.
  • A cat UF veterinary students scanned for a microchip during a Veterinary Community Outreach Program shelter visit in Levy County was reunited with its owners after a six-year separation. The story appeared in the Gainesville Sun and on Bay News 9.
  • Dr. Natalie Isaza was recently named a finalist in a national group’s Hero Vet competition. Stories about her selection appeared in the Chipley Bugle and in the Independent Florida Alligator. The story about the selection of finalists was picked up nationally by Reuters.



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July-August 2016

Dr. Heather Walden

Parasitologist receives Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award

A parasitologist has received the college’s 2016 Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award.

Dr. Dan Lewis

Veterinary surgeon receives professorship

A professor of small animal surgery has received a UF Research Foundation professorship.

Dr. Ignatio Aguirre

Assistant professor honored for excellence in research

A college faculty member has received a 2016 Excellence Award for Assistant Professors.

Dr. Nancy Denslow

Professor receives key award from national toxicology group

Dr. Nancy Denslow has received a key award from an international environmental toxicology group.

New college/FVMA partnership offers unique training opportunities

The Charlie Bild Visiting Practitioner program returns in new collaboration between the college and Florida Veterinary Medical Association.

Student receives Morris Animal Foundation scholarship

A UF veterinary medical student has received a 2016 Morris Animal Foundation scholarship.

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