David Whitley

David Whitley

Professor

Small Animal Ophthalmology
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
whitley1@ufl.edu
PO Box 100126
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
352-392-2235
FAX: 352-392-6125

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology
  • Internship, University of Missouri
  • Residency, University of Florida
  • MS, Auburn University, 1981
  • DVM, Auburn University, 1977

Honors and Awards

  • Visiting Scientist, University of California Davis, 2013
  • Awarded Tenure, Iowa State University, 2008
  • Professor Emeritus, Auburn University, 2008
  • JE Greene Memorial Professorship, Auburn University, 1994-1997
  • Awarded Tenure Auburn University, 1992
  • Omega Tau Sigma, Zeta Award, 1991
  • Awarded Tenure University of Florida, 1988

Research Interests

  • Corneal biomechanics
  • Ocular surface disorders
  • Stem cell therapy
  • Cataract removal
  • Pharmacokinetics of ophthalmic medications
  • Ophthalmic microsurgery
  • Ocular manifestations of systemic diseases
  • Matrix metalloproteinases
  • Glaucoma therapy
  • Intraocular implant materials