May 2011 news at the College of Medicine

Public service a way of life for new graduate

By • May 20th, 2011 • Category: Features, May 2011, People

New dual-degree program offers tool for student to explore new avenues of public service.

Service Dog Day a success

By • May 19th, 2011 • Category: Around the College, Features, May 2011

Service Dog Day brings two K-9s, other dogs to UF for free eye and heart screenings.

Coating ceremony held May 13

By • May 16th, 2011 • Category: Around the College, Features, May 2011

Financial guru Suze Orman was in the audience at the Professional Coating Ceremony May 13. She offered this quote: “Money Well Spent.”

Pinning ceremony recognizes employees

By • May 13th, 2011 • Category: May 2011, News

Ceremony offers recognition to longtime employees Congratulations to all of our CVM Staffers who have earned their pins for years of service to the University of Florida! Our honorees received their pins, along with other Health Science Center employees from other colleges and offices, on May 10 at the annual HSC Service Pin Awards Ceremony, […]

Department chair is officer in WSAVA

By • May 12th, 2011 • Category: May 2011, People

Global veterinary group names Burrows vice president Dr. Colin Burrows, chairman of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s department of small animal clinical sciences, has been named vice president of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association. In that capacity, he will serve in a key leadership role which will automatically put him in line for […]

Faculty members honored by FVMA

By • May 12th, 2011 • Category: May 2011, People

Veterinarians honored for efforts to save Puerto Rican dogs Two UF College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members were honored recently by the Florida Veterinary Medical Association for their efforts on behalf of more than 200 puppies from Puerto Rico that arrived in Florida infected with parvovirus, resulting in a large-scale disease outbreak response involving multiple […]

Student shoots for the sky

By • May 12th, 2011 • Category: Features, May 2011, People

Tyrell Kahan, a member of the college’s Class of 2011, believes in shooting for the stars.

Cat shot with arrow survives

By • May 4th, 2011 • Category: May 2011, News

Veterinarians save cat shot with arrow By Sarah Carey Yes, Virginia: There really is a cat with nine lives, and he owes all of them to a concerned citizen, veterinarians from Ocala and the University of Florida, a generous benefactor — and a whole lot of luck. After an arrow penetrated the chest of a stray cat […]

E.T. York: friend, CVM supporter, dies

By • May 4th, 2011 • Category: May 2011, News

Longtime CVM advocate E.T. York dies By Sarah Carey The late Dr. E.T. York, a former state university system chancellor, University of Florida provost and vice president of agricultural affairs, was a person of many accomplishments, but to many at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine he will always be remembered as a true friend and advocate without […]

Technician receives key FVMA award

By • May 2nd, 2011 • Category: May 2011, People

Radiology technician is FVMA’s CVT of the Year   Danielle Mauragis, a radiology technician and 21-year employee of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the Florida Veterinary Medical Association’s 2011 Certified Veterinary Technician of the Year award. “The award recognizes the many outstanding contributions made by the Certified Veterinary Technician to […]

UF women alums, leaders visit new hospital

By • May 2nd, 2011 • Category: Around the College, May 2011

Women alumnae of UF visit Small Animal Hospital   An inaugural leadership event sponsored by the UF Foundation drew approximately 90 influential UF women alumni and friends to the new Small Animal Hospital (date) for an overview its services, led by one of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s own up-and-coming women leaders, Dr. Dana Zimmel. […]

Offshore graduates noted at ceremony

By • Apr 28th, 2011 • Category: Around the College, May 2011

12 new offshore graduates  receive completion certificates  The college honored 12 new graduates from Ross and St. Georges universities as part of the traditional Offshore Ceremony of Completion, held every six months as a new group of students finish their clinical rotations at UF.  After the ceremony, a reception was held in the Banfield Conference […]