People news at the College of Medicine

New AKC-funded theriogenology resident reflects on first year

By • Feb 8th, 2022 • Category: Features, January-February 2022, People

Dr. Anum Ahmed, a graduate of Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, was the inaugural recipient of the AKC-funded residency.

Resident honored for abstract presentation at national meeting

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

Dr. David Suarez-Fuentes’ award-winning presentation focused on CT features of thymoma in cats.

Veterinary technician receives specialty designation in anesthesia and analgesia

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

Beverly Orozco is now a veterinary technician specialist in anesthesia and analgesia.

UF veterinary college names new chair of large animal clinical sciences department

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

Dr. McFarlane, a large animal internal medicine specialist with research interests in equine endocrine diseases, will begin her new role at UF on December 15.

College aims to enhance diversity recruitment through mentoring program

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

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine has received a two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to start a mentoring program for high school students from underrepresented populations, aimed at recruiting those students into the veterinary profession.

UF veterinary technician named to national board

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

The appointment represents the first time the American Heartworm Society has offered a board role to a veterinary nurse. Board members serve a three-year term.

One for two: One vaccine for two tick-borne bacterial diseases

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

With funding from the Department of Defense, Dr. Francy Crosby is investigating a possible vaccine to combat two key tick-borne diseases.

Professor emeritus receives honorary doctorate

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

Dr. Colin Burrows was honored for his efforts to serve the veterinary profession globally.

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.

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.

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,