New collaboration between UF,
Miami-Dade shelter will help
homeless animals


Fourth-year UF veterinary student Tamara Downs, left, performed an externship at the Miami-Dade County shelter this summer. She is shown here with Dr. Casey Miller (’16), who is now employed at the shelter. (Photo courtesy of Tamara Downs)

July-August 2016

Call Center agents review a schedule.

Hospital call center plays vital role in client communications

UF Small Animal Hospital call center workers are on the front lines of patient communications.

Dr. Heather Walden

Parasitologist receives Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award

A parasitologist has received the college’s 2016 Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award.

Dr. Dan Lewis

Veterinary surgeon receives professorship

A professor of small animal surgery has received a UF Research Foundation professorship.

Dr. Ignatio Aguirre

Assistant professor honored for excellence in research

A college faculty member has received a 2016 Excellence Award for Assistant Professors.

Dr. Nancy Denslow

Professor receives key award from national toxicology group

Dr. Nancy Denslow has received a key award from an international environmental toxicology group.

New college/FVMA partnership offers unique training opportunities

The Charlie Bild Visiting Practitioner program returns in new collaboration between the college and Florida Veterinary Medical Association.

Student receives Morris Animal Foundation scholarship

A UF veterinary medical student has received a 2016 Morris Animal Foundation scholarship.