Archive for 2019



UF veterinarian saves eye of endangered okapi

By • Feb 6th, 2019 • Category: Features, January-February 2019, News

In a groundbreaking procedure, a UF veterinary ophthalmologist performed a keratectomy on an endangered okapi calf, likely saving its eye.

2019 Dean’s Circle of Excellence Scholarship winner named

By • Feb 4th, 2019 • Category: Features, January-February 2019, People

The Dean’s Circle of Excellence, a select group of college supporters, awards a scholarship each year to an exceptional third-year student.

Helpful bacterium shown to fortify newborns’ immune system in animal model

By • Feb 4th, 2019 • Category: Around the College, Features, January-February 2019

A UFCVM researcher has shown that a helpful bacterium fortifies the immune system of newborns to fight infections in mouse models.

Graduate students receive degrees at UF ceremony

By • Feb 4th, 2019 • Category: Features, January-February 2019, People

Congratulations to all of the college’s newest graduate degree recipients.

Around the college

By • Feb 4th, 2019 • Category: Around the College, January-February 2019

Around the college

In the news

By • Feb 4th, 2019 • Category: January-February 2019, News

In the news WCJB-TV 20 News, The Gainesville Sun/Ocala Star Banner and Veterinary Practice News all ran stories about a new collaborative study on a drug with the potential for misuse in racehorses, featuring Drs. Taralyn McCarrel and Cynthia Cole. Veterinary Practice News ran a story about the college’s annual Service Dog Eye and Heart […]

Meet Dr. Chris Adin: New small animal clinical sciences chair

By • Feb 4th, 2019 • Category: Features, January-February 2019, People

Dr. Chris Adin reflects on his return to UF in his new role as chair of small animal clinical sciences.

UF College of Veterinary Medicine to launch new open heart program

By • Feb 4th, 2019 • Category: Features, January-February 2019, News

The program will be a collaboration between UF and renowned veterinary cardiologist Masami Uechi, D.V.M., Ph.D., of Japan.