News Releases

Puppy being heldThe office of public relations provides a media contact for information about the college, its programs and its activities. In addition to preparing news releases for the Associated Press and various trade publications, the office provides information for a variety of college brochures and newsletters. The office also on occasion posts information of value to the general public and to veterinarians, including but not limited to our UF veterinary alumni.

Recent Posts

Horses are shown racing at Churchill Downs.

Racing group funds UF project to study drug with potential for misuse in racehorses

Apr 8th, 2019

A national racing group has funded a UF project to study a drug with potential for misuse in racehorses.

Okapi calf

UF veterinarians collaborate to save the eye of a rare okapi calf

Feb 5th, 2019

UF veterinarians collaborate to correct a rare eye abnormality in an endangered okapi calf.

Dr. Mansour Mohamadzadeh

Helpful bacterium shown to fortify newborns’ immune system in animal model

Jan 30th, 2019

UF researchers show that helpful bacterium fortify newborns’ immune system in an animal model.

Dr. Simon Swift examines Zoey a 12-year-old maltese, while her owner, Janette Jordan of Oviedo, looks on. Zoey received a mitral valve repair procedure from Dr. Masami Uechi approximately one year ago in France and has come to UF subsequently for check-ups. (Photo by Sarah Carey)

UF College of Veterinary Medicine to launch new open heart program

Jan 11th, 2019

The program will be a collaboration between UF and renowned veterinary cardiologist Masami Uechi, D.V.M., Ph.D., of Japan.

Dr. Rhoel Dinglasan

New saliva-based test detects malaria before symptoms appear

Jan 5th, 2019

A UF researcher has developed an easy-to-use saliva test that could be key in efforts to eradicate malaria.

Dr. Ali Morton with students at equine lameness arena.

College initiates new regional consortium to enhance teaching expertise

Dec 18th, 2018

An initiative spearheaded by the college aims to advance teaching excellence in academic veterinary medicine.

Dr. Roy Curtiss

A pioneer in veterinary medicine: Dr. Roy Curtiss

Dec 7th, 2018

Dr. Roy Curtiss has had a global impact on infectious disease research and is known as a pioneer in his field.

Dr. Amara Estrada and Dr. Christy Pacak have collaborated on genetic studies relating to a heart condition common in Doberman pinschers.

UF participates in new lifetime study of heart disease in Doberman pinschers

Nov 26th, 2018

A new lifetime study in Dobermans aims to shed light on the role of genetic mutations in a heart disease common to the breed.

Practice Ownership Summit 2018

College’s inaugural practice ownership summit deemed huge success

Nov 6th, 2018

The event drew students, practice owners and associates to the college for a full day of discussion on the benefits of practice ownership.

The new UF equine acupuncture center.

College opens new equine acupuncture center in Ocala

Sep 5th, 2018

The new UF Equine Acupuncture Center is now open for business in Marion County.