May-June 2021 news at the College of Medicine

A message from our dean

By • Jun 29th, 2021 • Category: Around the College, Features, May-June 2021

A message from the college’s dean, Dr. Dana Zimmel.

Top research at college acknowledged during Phi Zeta Research Day

By • Jun 28th, 2021 • Category: Around the College, May-June 2021

Each year, the college presents awards to acknowledge key research being conducted by faculty and students.

Wildlife Animal Diseases Laboratory event brings together aquatic animal researchers

By • Jun 28th, 2021 • Category: Around the College, May-June 2021

Students and professionals from academia and agencies gathered to discuss research of interest to wildlife and aquatic species.

Dana Zimmel becomes UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s seventh permanent dean

By • Jun 26th, 2021 • Category: May-June 2021, News

A member of the college’s Class of 1995, Zimmel has held the position on an interim basis since 2019.

Video Spotlight: New research focuses on promising potential treatment for equine recurrent uveitis

By • Jun 24th, 2021 • Category: Around the College, May-June 2021

With funding from the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, UF researchers are collaborating on a promising potential treatment for moon blindness in horses.

Professor named associate dean of academic and student affairs

By • Jun 24th, 2021 • Category: May-June 2021, News, People

Dr. Amanda House has served in the post on an interim basis since last year.

Dog treated successful for burn wounds

By • Jun 24th, 2021 • Category: Around the College, May-June 2021

The dog’s owner tried everything to help him, including seeking the help of numerous specialists, before finally receiving successful treatment at UF.

Veterinary student wins first prize in national essay contest

By • Jun 16th, 2021 • Category: Features, May-June 2021, People

The essay described how veterinarians responded to the screwworm outbreak in the Florida Keys to save the endangered Key deer.

Faculty member honored by international group

By • Jun 16th, 2021 • Category: May-June 2021, People

The International Organization for Mycoplasmology honored Dr. Dan Brown for his outstanding efforts to promote the group and its contributions to advances in mycoplasmology.

Study yields insights into Florida manatee sperm that may impact species’ reproductive health

By • Jun 16th, 2021 • Category: Around the College, May-June 2021

Researchers say their findings provide new insights into how a promiscuous mating system may influence sperm structure and function in the Florida manatee.

Assistant professor honored for excellence in research

By • Jun 16th, 2021 • Category: May-June 2021, People

Bowden’s research focuses on endocrine disruption and environmental chemistry,

Graduate student honored by national parasitology group

By • Jun 16th, 2021 • Category: May-June 2021, People

A doctoral student working with Dr. Heather Walden is investigating how a diagnostic method known as heat treatment effects