Mike Walsh

Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical Coordinator, Aquatic Animal Health Program

Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0123
FAX 352-392-8289


  • DVM, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1980
  • BA, Biological Sciences, Pre-Veterinary, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1975
  • BA, Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Mo., 1973

Honors and Awards

  • US Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Director’s Conservation Award, 2008

Research Interests

Preventive medicine program development, conservation and endangered species research in sirenians, cetaceans, and sea turtles. Clinical research to improve preventive medicine programs including nutrition, diagnostic and treatment protocol improvement and development. Current research projects include: nutritional evaluation and components in cetaceans, manatees and sharks, whole blood element analysis in marine animals as a diagnostic tool, manatee milk analysis, and use of thermography as a diagnostic tool. Educational seminars within and between departments.

Recent Publications

Additional publications here.