Darryl Heard

Associate Professor – Zoological Medicine

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
UF Zoological Medicine

PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0123
(352) 392-2226
Fax: (352) 846-2445


  • Diplomate, American College of Zoological Medicine, 1995
  • PhD, Cardiopulmonary, Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1987-1994
  • Residency, Wildlife and Zoological Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1985-1987
  • Residency, Veterinary Anesthesia, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1983-1985
  • Diplomate of Veterinary Anaesthesia, Sydney University, 1982
  • BVMS, Murdoch University, 1980-1981, First Class Honors
  • BS, Veterinary Biology, Murdoch University, 1977-1980

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Nondomestic animal restraint, anesthesia and analgesia; Health assessment of free-living animal populations; Health of captive and free-living bats

Recent Publications

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