The College is organized into six functional and administrative units: College Administration, the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, the Department of Infectious Diseases & Pathology, the Department of Physiological Sciences, the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, and the UF Veterinary Hospitals. The CVM is included within two University of Florida administrative units, having funding and reporting ties to both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Health Science Center.
The College is administratively organized with Dean James W. Lloyd as the chief officer. Dr. Tom Vickroy serves as Executive Associate Dean, in charge of budgetary oversight and day-to-day college operations. Dr. Vickroy also serves as the interim Associate Dean for Students and Instruction, overseeing the professional Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program, admissions, teaching and curriculum and student affairs. Dr. Dana Zimmel serves as Associate Dean for Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer for the UF Veterinary Hospitals.. Dr. Ammon Peck serves as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and oversees research, grants as well as the college’s Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs. Karen Legato is Senior Director of Development and Alumni Affairs and Sarah Carey is our Director of Public Relations.
Our department chairs include Dr. Carlos Risco, Large Animal Clinical Sciences; Dr. John Dame, Infectious Diseases and Pathology; Dr. Paul Cooke, Physiological Sciences; Dr. Rowan Milner, Small Animal Clinical Sciences; Dr. Michael Schaer, interim chair, Comparative, Diagnostic and Population Medicine.
The business, administrative and support services for the College are under the supervision of Director of Medical/Health Administration John Haven. The Associate Director of Finance and Budget is David Segura.