Elliott Jacobson


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


  • BS, Biology, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1967
  • MS, Biology, New Mexico State University, 1969
  • PhD, Zoology, University of Missouri, 1975
  • DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, 1975
  • Diplomate, American College of Zoological Medicine, 1985

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Who’s Who in American College and Universities
  • Phi Zeta
  • Conservation Award, Bureau of Land Management, 1990
  • Research Achievement Award, University of Florida, 1991
  • Daniels Pharmaceuticals Senior Clinical Investigator Award, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1992
  • Conservation Award, Desert Tortoise Council, 1995, 1996
  • Research Foundation Professorship Award, University of Florida, 1997
  • Golden Tortoise Award, Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee, 2002
  • Fredric L Frye Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, 2004
  • Clinical Investigator Award,University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2006

Research Interests

Zoological medicine; reptile medicine; reptile infectious diseases; antimicrobial pharmacokinetics

Recent Publications

Additional publications here