Serena L Craft

Serena L Craft

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 294-4137
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About Serena L Craft

Dr. Serena Craft earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2004 from Washington State University. She then went on to practice in small animal emergency and general practice in Western Washington until 2010 when both she and her husband accepted residency positions here at the University of Florida in anatomic pathology. Dr. Craft finished her residency and received her board certification in 2013. After her residency, she stayed on at the University of Florida as a clinical instructor and eventually accepted a position as a clinical assistant professor.

Dr. Craft has always had a wide variety of interests in pathology and deep curiosity that has kept her invigorated and engaged in both her teaching and service duties. She currently teaches disorders of growth and neoplasia in VEM 5161 General Pathology; cardiac, endocrine, ear, and ocular pathology in VEM 5162 Systemic Pathology; and small animal cardiac, reproductive, and ocular pathology in VEM 5164 Small Animal Pathology. She is also currently the coarse coordinator for VEM 5164 and actively engaged in teaching residents and students through their clinical clerkships.

Dr. Craft has a particular interest and passion in ocular pathology, oncopathology, laboratory medicine, and aquatic pathology. Currently, she co-runs the University of Florida Ocular Pathology service and is involved in a variety of research projects using rodent and fish models.


2013 · American College of Veterinary Pathologists
DVM with honors
2004 · Society of Phi Zeta, Iota Chapter
Dr. Allan H. Hart Scholarship, senior student with exceptional proficiency in diagnostic clinical pathology
2004 · Washington State University
Jinx Clarke Scholarship
2003 · Washington State University
Anna Conley Scholarship
2002 · Washington State University
Dr. E.M. Gildow Memorial Scholarship
2001 · Washington State University

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate of American College of Veterinary Pathologists
    American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Research Profile

Research interests include toxicologic pathology, laboratory animal pathology, and oncologic pathology. Dr. Craft enjoys collaborating on a variety of projects and has worked with a variety of mouse and fish models.


Residency, Anatomic Pathology
2013 · University of Florida
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2004 · Washington State University
Bachelor of Science, Biology
2000 · Pacific Lutheran University

Contact Details

(352) 294-4137

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