News news at the College of Medicine

Key grant renewed for UF’s Aquatic Animal Health Program

By • Dec 7th, 2021 • Category: News, November-December 2021

The program is aimed at furthering training to advance the care of Florida’s marine mammals.

In the news

By • Dec 7th, 2021 • Category: News, November-December 2021

In the news Drs. Ali Morton and Meg Sleeper were quoted in an Ocala Star-Banner article about the death of Kentucky Derby winner, Medina Spirit. Dr. Apichai Tuanyok was quoted in a Salon article, explaining the risks of a deadly bacteria known as burkholderia pseudomallei, which causes melioidosis. The bacteria was found in an aromatherapy […]

In the news

By • Oct 25th, 2021 • Category: News, September-October 2021

In the news Stories about UF’s plans to open a new veterinary hospital at Ocala’s World Equestrian Center in Ocala appeared in South Central Florida Life, Veterinary Advantage, Horsetalk. Elite Equestrian,  The Equine Chronicle, Jump Media, AVMA’s SmartBrief and the Gainesville Sun, among other outlets. A story about Dr. Dianne McFarlane’s appointment as chair of […]

UF to open new veterinary hospital at Ocala’s World Equestrian Center

By • Oct 15th, 2021 • Category: Features, News, September-October 2021

Knowledge gained by working with equine performance horses may lead to advanced studies that result in improved clinical outcomes for all horses. The opening of the new facility is estimated to take place next spring.

First canine total ankle replacement surgery in Florida performed on dog at UF

By • Oct 15th, 2021 • Category: News, September-October 2021

The procedure was conducted for the first time in Florida at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s Small Animal Hospital. Dr. Stan Kim, who performed the surgery, is one of only 12 veterinary surgeons worldwide who are trained in the technique.

In the news

By • Aug 24th, 2021 • Category: July-August 2021, News

In the news An overview story about the UF College of Veterinary Medicine appeared in The Independent Florida Alligator.  A story focusing on a new disease causing mortality in gopher tortoises featuring Dr. Jim Wellehan ran on WTVY-TV/News4.  Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan’s work to develop a new malaria vaccine was noted in a UF News story […]

Graduates receive M.S., Ph.D. degrees

By • Aug 11th, 2021 • Category: July-August 2021, News

Twenty-five UF College of Veterinary Medicine graduate students received M.S. or Ph.D. degrees during summer commencement exercises held Aug. 6.

Researchers studying devastating disease that inhibits sweating in horses

By • Aug 6th, 2021 • Category: Features, July-August 2021, News

About one-tenth of Florida’s horses are affected by equine anhidrosis, a dangerous disease that reduces the ability to sweat.

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.

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.

College names longtime leader in diversity outreach to new assistant dean position

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

Bowie has for years been a national leader in issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion.

In the news

By • Jun 13th, 2021 • Category: May-June 2021, News

In the news Dr. Amy Stone was featured in Southern Living about how frequently pet owners should take their animals to the veterinarian. Dr. Mike Walsh was featured in an article on CNN relating to recent manatee deaths and possible causes. Dr. Dana Zimmel’s appointment as the college’s seventh permanent dean was covered by WCJB-TV,  […]