July 2011 news at the College of Medicine

Auditorium Grand Opening is Aug. 19

By • Jul 15th, 2011 • Category: Around the College, July 2011

Save the Date! Auditorium Grand Opening will be Aug. 19 A grand opening dedication to mark completion of the college’s new 160-seat auditorium will be held Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. Dean Glen Hoffsis said that during the program, he plans to showcase the capabilities of the auditorium, including how it will be used to enhance […]

Schaer honored by alma mater

By • Jul 12th, 2011 • Category: July 2011, People

Alma mater, alumni group honor CVM professor     Dr. Michael Schaer, a professor of small animal medicine and special assistant to the dean, has received the Dr. Erwin Small Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and its alumni association. The award acknowledges distinguished Illinois graduates who have excelled […]

Post-RDVM Day reception doubles as send-off; draws crowd to hospital

By • Jul 7th, 2011 • Category: Around the College, Features, July 2011

Post RDVM-Day reception honors Dr. Burrows and draws practitioners to new hospital.

Dr. Colin Burrows says “cheerio” after 30 years of service

By • Jul 6th, 2011 • Category: July 2011, People

Longtime department chair Dr. Colin Burrows retires   By Sarah Carey After more than 30 years at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, where he migrated from clinics to administration, expanded and fine tuned clinical services and relationships with practitioners and industry representatives alike, Dr. Colin Burrows has finally bid the college farewell. His retirement from the […]

Research findings may speed development of cattle disease vaccine

By • Jul 6th, 2011 • Category: July 2011, News

  Research may aid development of vaccine against major cattle disease By Sarah Carey Researchers at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine say proteins common to multiple strains of Anaplasma marginale, a tick-borne pathogen that costs the U.S. cattle industry millions of dollars annually and is even more devastating in developing countries, could hold […]

UF arsenal grows for treating urinary obstructions

By • Jun 27th, 2011 • Category: Features, July 2011, News

Treatment capabilities grow at UF
for animals with urinary obstructions.

Dog’s handler gives $5K in K-9’s memory

By • Jun 27th, 2011 • Category: Features, July 2011, News

K-9 Sophie’s handler, Troy Fergueson, right, shown with oncology technician Amy Beaver and a montage of stories she created, presented UF with a check to assist other dogs suffering from cancer.

Hospital honored by technology firm

By • Jun 16th, 2011 • Category: July 2011, News

Tech company recognizes hospital with key award   University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has received the “New Learning Space Award” for its new small animal hospital from AMX, a technology company and hospital vendor, as part of the group’s new Innovation Awards program. The program is a partnership with the University Business Leadership […]