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Caryn Plummer

Associate ProfessorCaryn Plummer

Small Animal Ophthalmology Service Chief
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
PO Box 100126
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
FAX: 352-392-6125


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2006
  • Residency, Comparative Ophthalmology, University of Florida, 2004-2006
  • DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 1998-2002
  • Internship/Instructorship, Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, 2002-2003
  • BA, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1994-1997

Honors and Awards

  • Best Clinical Poster Presentation, ACVO Annual Meeting, 2005
  • Merck Manual Award, Top Ten Percent of Veterinary Class, 2002
  • Beatriz Luz Scholarship, Excellence in Internal Medicine, 2002
  • Mark Bloomberg Scholarship, Overall Excellence for Veterinary Graduate, Pursuing Further Training in an Internship Program, 2002
  • Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society, University of Florida, 2001-present
  • National Science Scholar, National Science Foundation, 1994-1997

Research Interests

Pharmacology and ocular drug delivery and penetration;  Equine corneal disease; Primary open angle glaucoma in the dog; New surgical techniques for equine corneal disease, corneal wound healing, canine & equine glaucoma, canine eyelid/facial reconstruction, prolapsed nictitating glands.

Recent Publications

Publications listed here.

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