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

Dr. Tom Vickroy

Search committee formed for new UF College of Veterinary Medicine dean

Jun 6th, 2019

Administrators at the University of Florida have announced the start of a national search for the next dean of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

Professor emeritus of food animal medicine, Dr. Ken Braun, passes away

Professor emeritus of food animal medicine, Dr. Ken Braun, passes away

Jun 6th, 2019

Dr. Ken Braun, a professor emeritus, bovine specialist and former administrator at the college, died May 17.

2019 Distinguished Award winners

College’s 2019 Distinguished Award winners named

May 29th, 2019

Alumni focusing on areas ranging from infectious diseases and manatee health to equine medicine and small animal neurological disease have received the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2019 […]

Dr. Larry Garcia and Brandi Phillips beside new vehicle.

Bring it on: UF VETS team rolls out new 44-foot disaster response vehicle

May 8th, 2019

The UF VETS disaster response team has a new vehicle, thanks to a grant from the Banfield Foundation and PetSmart Charities.

Dr. Plummer examines dog during ACVO event.

Nearly 70 dogs participate in national service dog eye event

May 6th, 2019

Nearly 70 dogs get free eye and heart screening exams at UF's Small Animal Hospital on May 3.

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.