Natalie Isaza

Clinical Professor – Shelter Medicine

Natalie Isaza

Natalie Isaza

Veterinary Community Outreach Program

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


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, 2018
  • Internship, Cornell University, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, 1994-1995
  • DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1994 (with High Honors)
  • BS, Zoology/Entomology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 1983

Honors and Awards

  • Priscilla Henderson Scholarship, 1991
  • Provides Award for proficiency in small animal medical diagnosis, 1993
  • Phi Zeta, Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine, 1994
  • Merck Award for top 10% of graduating veterinary class, 1994
  • Salsbury Scholarship, 1994
  • Community Service Award, presented by Puppy Hill Farm Animal Rescue, 2006
  • Superior Accomplishment Award, Health Science Center, 2007
  • Superior Accomplishment Award for Faculty, Health Science Center, 2008
  • Superior Accomplishment Award for Faculty, University of Florida, 2008
  • Veterinarian of the Year, No More Homeless Pets of Alachua County, 2009
  • Zoeits Distinguished Teaching Award, 2012
  • Community Service Award, Helping Hands Pet Rescue, 2014
  • UF College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Achievement Award, 2015
  • American Humane, Hero Veterinarian of the Year, 2016

Research Interests

  • Pet overpopulation
  • Pediatric spay/neuter
  • Dermatologic problems in shelter animals
  • Pain management in a shelter environment
  • Vaccination strategies and efficacy in a shelter environment
  • Sanitation and infection control.

Recent Publications

Additional publications here

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