Faculty pathologist named executive laboratory director

Dr. Mike Dark

Dr. Michael Dark

Dr. Michael Dark, a clinical associate professor of anatomic pathology in the department of comparative, diagnostic and population medicine, has been named executive laboratory director for the UF Veterinary Hospitals.

Dark’s role previously was as service chief of anatomic pathology. In his new role, he will be responsible for the overall operation and administration of the UF Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. His new duties will also include ensuring lab compliance with the accreditation requirements of the American Association of Veterinary Diagnosticians, as well as facilitating development of new services and methodologies.

A board-certified veterinary pathologist, Dark received his D.V.M. degree from Michigan State University in 2001, and his Ph.D. degree in veterinary microbiology and pathology from Washington State University in 2008. He has been a member of the UFCVM faculty since 2009.

Other members of the laboratory leadership team include Dr. Shir Gilor, clinical pathology lab director; Dr. John Roberts, anatomic pathology service chief; and Dr. Sree Rajeev, clinical microbiology service chief.



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Dr. Mike Dark

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