Michael Schaer

Professor Emeritus

Michael Schaer

Michael Schaer

Adjunct Professor Emergency and Critical Care
Interim Chair Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
schaerm@ufl.edu
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
(352) 392-2226
Fax: (352) 392-6125

Education

  • BS, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 1968
  • DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, Salutatorian, 1970 (with honors)
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 1975
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care, 1989

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to present Oath at 2017 Graduation and Hooding, 2017
  • Selected to present Abstract at Venom Week, 2016
  • Commencement Keynote speaker- 2006, 2010, 2011, 2014
  • College Scholarship established in his name, 2012
  • Clinician of the Year Award, 2010
  • Emcee for Offshore 2009 Graduating Class, Dec. 5, 2008
  • Administer Veterinary Oath, Graduating Class of 2007
  • Master of Ceremony, Awards Banquet, 2007
  • Presented Abstract at Venom Week International Symposium, 2007
  • Superior Accomplishment Award, 2006
  • Invited Commencement Keynote Speaker, 2006
  • UFCVM Distinguished Service Award – 2005
  • Faculty Achievement Award, American Association of Veterinary Clinicians, 2003
  • FAKC Clinical Research Award, 2003
  • FAKC Clinical Research Award, 2003
  • Selected for Academic Keys Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine Higher Education, 2003
  • SCAVMA National Teacher of the Year, Clinical Sciences, 2001
  • Blue Key Award for Distinguished Teaching, University of Florida, 2001
  • Teacher of the Year, Class 2001, Endocrinology, University of Florida
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Class of 2000, Endocrinology, University of Florida
  • Selected to do Hooding at Graduation by Class of 2000, University of Florida
  • Teacher of the Year, 1992 and 1993
  • Clinician of the Year, 1992
  • The Animal Medical Center Distinguished Alumnus Award, 1989
  • Nordan Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1986

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Small animal internal medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Emergency medicine/critical care
  • Poisonous snake bites

Selected Publications

  • Armentano R, Schaer M. Overview and controversies in the medicial management of pit viper envenomation in the dog. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2011; 21(5): 461-470
  • Schaer M. Editorial – A Focus on Snake Venoms and Antivenom. JVECC, October 2011.
  • Willey, J.R., and Schaer, M.: Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) envenomation of dogs – 31 cases (1982-2002) and review of the literature. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 41:22-33, 2005.
  • Schaer, M., Halling, K.B., Collins, K.E., and Grant, D.C.: Combined hyponatremia and hyperkalemia mimicking an addisonian crisis in three pregnant dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:897-899, 2001.
  • Kremer, K.A., and Schaer, M.: Coral snake (Micrurus fulvius fulvius) envenomation in eight dogs – Present and earlier findings. J Vet Emerg Critc Care 5:9-15, 1995.
  • Bowen, D., Schaer, M., and Riley, W.: Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy in a dog – a case report. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 22:649-654, 1986.
  • Schaer, M., Riley, W., Buergelt, C., et al.: Autoimmunity and Addison’s disease in the dog. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 22:789-794, 1986.

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