Office of Community Engagement and Diversity Outreach

The Office of Community Engagement and Diversity Outreach develops and implements multicultural and diversity programs and services for the College of Veterinary Medicine. The office also promotes multicultural education and programming for students, faculty, house officers, staff and the greater community with information on and referral to campus and community resources. For more information, contact us.

  • Dr. Michael V. Bowie, Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Boisy N. Waiters, Community Engagement and Diversity Outreach Coordinator –

CVM Offices

UF Offices

  • Dean of Students Office
  • Multicultural and Diversity Affairs
  • CARE
  • Office of the Ombuds
    • Student Ombuds Mr. Ronald L. Anderson: The purpose of the Ombuds is to assist students within the university community in solving problems and conflicts. The Ombuds will listen, discuss issues, answer questions, interpret policies, provide information and referrals and help develop options for problem resolution. The Ombuds serves as an advocate for fairness for University of Florida students.
    • Staff Ombuds: The Staff Ombuds is a private, impartial, informal, and independent resource that provides informal conflict resolution and problem-solving services to University of Florida staff.
    • Faculty & Postdoc Ombuds: The Ombuds provides informal, impartial, and independent assistance for faculty and postdocs seeking information on University conflict resolution processes.
  • UF Title IX Office
  • UF Employee Relations

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As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.



Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves