Archive for 2020



Professor honored by national veterinary microbiology group

By • Jun 30th, 2020 • Category: Features, June-July 2020, People

Dr. Roy Curtiss joined the college’s faculty in 2015 through UF’s preeminence initiative. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, he owns several patented inventions and has engineered four licensed animal vaccines, which are marketed around the globe.

UF veterinary cardiologist honored by national groups

By • Jun 30th, 2020 • Category: Features, June-July 2020, People

A UF veterinary cardiologist is now a member of the AVMA’s Council on Education and a fellow in the National Academies of Practice in Veterinary Medicine.

Horse recovering well after successful treatment at UF for heart arrhythmia

By • Jun 30th, 2020 • Category: Features, June-July 2020, News

The owners of a warmblood horse from Mississippi drove him to UF in the pandemic for treatment of a heart arrhythmia. .

Mandese receives Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award

By • Jun 30th, 2020 • Category: Features, June-July 2020, People

In addition to teaching in the primary care and dentistry service, Mandese coordinates the Small Animal Practice-Based Clerkship. She joined the UFCVM faculty in 2012.

UF researchers study whether approved drugs can block transmission of virus behind COVID-19

By • Jun 30th, 2020 • Category: Features, June-July 2020, News

UF researchers hope to identify an approved drug or drug that may prove effective in preventing or treating coronavirus infection.

Student wins 3rd place in national essay competition

By • Jun 30th, 2020 • Category: Features, June-July 2020, People

A UF veterinary student’s prize-winning essay focused on the role of a veterinarian who helped discover West Nile virus at the Bronx Zoo in 2001.