oncology – College of Veterinary Medicine http://www.vetmed.ufl.edu UNIVERSITY of FLORIDA Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:31:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.1 Open House 2016 http://www.vetmed.ufl.edu/open-house-2016/ Tue, 19 Jan 2016 21:26:40 +0000 http://vetmed.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/?page_id=9345 Mark your calendar now!


Come one, come all to the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s Annual Open House!


  • When: Saturday, April 9, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine located at 2015 SW 16th Ave. in Gainesville.
  • Who: The college and our veterinary students work together to put on this wonderful, fun and educational event each year for the community.
  • What: Our Open House is an opportunity to learn more about the veterinary profession and what our Small and Large Animal Hospitals have to offer, engage in learning opportunities, see cool stuff and even adopt an animal from a local shelter. Come learn more about us! What a great way to spend a Saturday! And it’s all free!

We’ll have:40th-Anniversary-logo

  • Tours of the UF Large and Small Animal Hospitals (ongoing)
  • How to Get Into Veterinary School/Pre-Vet Advising Sessions
  • Talks and Educational Demonstrations will highlight various techniques used by UF veterinarians to treat animals for a variety of health problems (ongoing)
  • Lameness Locator Demonstrations
  • Equine Treadmill Demonstrations
  • Dog Agility Demonstrations
  • Marion County Sheriff’s Mounted Unit Demonstrations
  • Florida State Agricultural Response Team (SART) Emergency Response Demonstrations
  • Games and prizes for kids provided by CVM student organizations
  • Food truck rally featuring local eateries (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
  • T-shirts and merchandise for sale, with proceeds benefiting veterinary student clubs
  • Teddy Bear Clinic for the kids – bring your torn teddy bears for repair by UF veterinary students and the Alachua Veterinary Medical Association (ongoing)
  • Gypsy Gold Vanner Horses (ongoing)
  • Chris P. Bacon, the pig on wheels (ongoing)
  • Special appearance by Gator mascots Albert and Alberta (noon to 1 p.m.)

Open House 2016 Official Program

Updated 3/22/2016

Rowan Milner http://www.vetmed.ufl.edu/about-the-college/faculty-directory/rowan-milner/ Sun, 25 Sep 2011 00:53:44 +0000 http://vetmed.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/?page_id=1218 Dr. Rowan Milner

Dr. Rowan Milner

Hill’s Professor of Oncology and Chair

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


  • BVSc, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 1980
  • BVSc, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 1993, (Honors)
  • Master of Vet Med, Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 1997
  • Diplomate, Internal Medicine, European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 1999
  • Diplomate, Medical Oncology, European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2005
  • Medical Oncology Diplomat Status, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2009
  • Ph.D., College of Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Clinician of the Year Award, Class of 2004, University of Florida, 2004
  • Presidents Choice Award, Abstract & Poster, 55th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Boston, MA, 2004
  • Clinician of the Year Award, Class of 2007, University of Florida
  • Clinical Research of the Year Award, Florida Kennel Club, 2007
  • Florida Kennel Club: Clinical Researcher of the Year 2007
  • Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award, Office of the Provost, UF, December 2009

Research Interests

Osteosarcoma; Melanoma vaccine; Stereotactic radiosurgery; Targeted radiotherapy; Tumor suppressor genes

Recent Publications

Additional publications here