In the news

  • Dr. Simon Swift, a clinical associate professor of cardiology, was featured in a story about congenital heart disease in Veterinary Practice News.
  • A story about an American Warmblood dressage champion who was successfully treated at UF in 2016-2017  and is now back in the show ring appeared in The Alligator,  The Paulick Report, The Chronicle of the Horse’s “Back from the Brink” section and also in Heels Down Magazine. 
  • A new video created by the Global Health Technologies Coalition features Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan, an associate professor in the college’s department of infectious diseases and immunology. The video focuses on Dinglasan’s research to advance new tools to combat malaria, with the support of the United States government, through the National Institutes of Health.
  • Dr. Jere Stern, who received the C.L. Davis Award recently from the American College of Veterinary Pathology, was acknowledged for her award in the Gainesville Sun. 
  • A story about the December appointment of Dr. Dana Zimmel as interim dean of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine received mention in dvm360; the Sentinel newsletter of the Florida State Agricultural Response Team, the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges Vet-Med Educator newsletter.
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January-February 2020

Gator Day

Way to Give, Gators!

On Giving Day, Feb. 20, 2020, gifts poured in to support many UFCVM initiatives, from Aquatic Animal Health to Shelter Medicine and more.

Girls from Girl's Place get hands-on training in clinical techniques through How We Role program

New program teaches community girls about veterinary medicine

The “This is How We Role” program is supported by the Science Education Partnership Award, administered through the National Institutes of Health.

Danielle Ammeson and Dr. Morton

Horse beats odds, is back in the show ring, thanks to UF veterinarians

Thanks to care at UF’s Large Animal Hospital and his committed owner, the 9-year-old American Warmblood survived a life-threatening injury and bacterial infection in his hock.

Dr. Jere Stern

Pathology resident honored for scholastic achievements

A third-year clinical pathology resident at UFCVM has received the prestigious C.L. Davis Student Scholarship Award, presented annually by the American College of Veterinary Pathology.

Dr. Chris Sanchez

Longtime faculty member named interim associate dean for clinical affairs

Dr. Chris Sanchez will lead the UF Veterinary Hospitals in her new role.

Erin Sole

UF veterinary student wins national business aptitude award

The National Simmons Educational Fund Business Aptitude Award winner is chosen annually through a competition between individual school winners, all senior veterinary students, from veterinary colleges nationwide and overseas.

Goat cart

New cart will aid transport of small ruminants throughout hospital

The new “Hart Cart” will create better mobility of small ruminant patients throughout the hospital.

Group shot with Neo

Saving Neo: UF veterinarians revive dog on Christmas Day

UF veterinary emergency specialists saved a young French bulldog and took steps to ensure he would have the very best chance at a full recovery.

Dr. David Freeman

Unique colic surgery course draws international participation

Participants from 10 different countries attended the 4th International Colic Surgery Conference and Laboratory, held Dec. 5-7 at the UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. David Freeman, a professor of equine surgery at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, developed the unique course.

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