In the news

  • A story with references to the UFCVM’s role in responding to Hurricane Irma appeared online and in print in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association in November.
  • An overview of the UF Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic in Ocala and its recently completed renovations appeared in the Gainesville Sun and the Ocala Star Banner on Dec. 8.
  • The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and several other news outlets, including Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, The Oklahoman and Today’s Veterinary Business covered the recent hiring of UF’s Dr. Carlos Risco, chair of the college’s department of large animal clinical sciences, to serve as dean of the Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
  • Several news outlets covered the installation of Dr. Margo Macpherson, a professor of reproduction in the college’s department of large animal clinical sciences, as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, in November. Among those were The Horse, EquiManagement and Today’s Veterinary Business.
  • A story about Dr. Anje Bauck receiving the American ASsociation of Equine Practitioners Foundation Past Presidents’ and EQUUS Foundation Research Fellow award was covered by HorseTalk and The Horse.
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November-December 2017

Selena Tinga

Small animal surgery resident receives award at national meeting

Dr. Selena Tinga has been honored for her research by a national surgery group.

Dr. Margo Macpherson

Faculty member installed as president of national equine practitioner group

A UF professor has become president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

Dr. Anje Bauck

Graduate student wins national award for equine research

Dr. Anje Bauck, a UFCVM graduate student, has been honored by a national equine group for her research.

Henpecked rooster back to ruling the roost after care at UF

Now on the mend, this rooster benefited from care at UF and a compassionate supporter who covered his medical costs.

Student Chantel Nelson helps SHPEP scholars during a surgery-focused learning experience.

UF hosts unique program to excite minority students about health care careers

The UFCVM participated in a unique learning opportunity for minority students aiming for careers in health professions.

Students working at MDAS on new clerkship.

New shelter medicine clerkship underway at Miami-Dade Animal Services

A new UF shelter medicine clerkship is now underway at Miami-Dade Animal Services.

Dr. Julie Levy

Levy receives Avanzino Leadership Award from Maddie’s Fund

Dr. Julie Levy has received the 2017 Avanzino Leadership Award from Maddie’s Fund.

Dr. Ilaria Capua presents Schofield Lecture at OVC.

One Health leader presents prestigious Schofield Lecture

A UFCVM faculty member was invited to present a prestigious lecture honoring one of Canada’s most famous scientists.

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