Around the College news at the College of Medicine

Neuroscience researcher named chair of physiological sciences

By • Jun 11th, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2024

Dr. Jada Lewis was previously a professor of neuroscience in the UF College of Medicine and has served as deputy director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of UF for the past five years.

Top research recognized at Phi Zeta Days

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2024

Each year, the college acknowledges the top research being performed by D.V.M. students, graduate students, faculty, house officers and staff during its traditional Research and Phi Zeta Celebration.

UF-developed mRNA vaccine triggers fierce immune response to fight malignant brain tumor

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2024

Drs. Sheila Carrera-Justiz, Rowan Milner and Bikash Sahay of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine were all coauthors of the paper that appeared May 1 in the journal Cell, reporting the results.

UF veterinary college names its 2024 Distinguished Award winners

By • Jun 3rd, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2024

The college’s 2024 Distinguished Award winners were honored during commencement on May 24.

Student working with UF faculty member receives Goldwater Scholarship

By • Apr 14th, 2024 • Category: Around the College, March-April 2024

Third-year undergraduate student Cole English works in the laboratory of Dr. Chris Martyniuk and aspires to specialize in biochemistry research.

Professor’s undergraduate student mentee receives AI Scholars award

By • Apr 12th, 2024 • Category: Around the College, March-April 2024

Undergraduate student Sergio Ray received a UF AI scholarship to work in the laboratory of Dr. Julie Moore.

Free eye and heart screening exams to be offered to service dogs on May 17

By • Apr 9th, 2024 • Category: Around the College, March-April 2024

The event is offered each year at UF in collaboration with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

Scientist receives 1st place in EPI poster competition

By • Apr 9th, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, March-April 2024

Dr. Jeff Gruntmeier’s poster detailed progress in sample collection from mammals in wildlife rehab facilities. His project involves testing these samples for the presence of the SARSCoV2 virus.

College welcomes new faculty, administrators

By • Feb 1st, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, January-February 2024

We’re pleased to welcome several new faculty members to the college and congratulate others who were promoted within or hired into administration.

Statue honoring “Honey” and all service dogs unveiled outside UF Small Animal Hospital

By • Feb 1st, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, January-February 2024

Honey was a certified medical service dog who had been a patient at UF’s Small Animal Hospital. She provided lifesaving support to her now-deceased owner, a veteran, for many years.

UF Marine Animal Rescue team leads training session for students

By • Feb 1st, 2024 • Category: Around the College, Features, January-February 2024

Members of the student Aquatic Animal Health club received training from UF’s Marine Animal Rescue team to show how the group responds to rescues of dolphins, manatees and sea turtles.

UF veterinary student receives inaugural scholarship supporting focus on equine medicine

By • Dec 11th, 2023 • Category: Around the College, Features, November-December 2023

Hannah Quail is interested in pursuing a large animal specialty career in internal medicine or surgery.