Chris Sanchez

Chris Sanchez


Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 294-4379
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Large Animal Clinician of the Year
2011 · University of Florida
Large Animal Clinician of the Year
2010 · University of Florida
Florida Veterinary Medical Association Clinical Investigator Award
2007 · University of Florida
Large Animal Clinician of the Year
2005 · University of Florida
Excellence in Doctoral Studies
2003 · University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
Large Animal Resident of the Year
1999 · University of Florida

Research Profile

My research has primarily been focused on three main areas: the equine gastric ulcer syndrome, pain management in the horse, and critical care of equine neonates. My laboratory has evaluated the effectiveness of various drugs for the treatment of gastric ulcers in foals and adult horses and for pain management in adult horses. We have also evaluated how different factors (age, housing, illness) can affect the physiologic environment of the stomach in foals and adult horses. The overall goal of this work is to gain a better understanding of the equine gastric ulcer syndrome and to improve our ability to manage various types of pain in horses.


2012 Veterinary Pathology
2012 Javma-Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
2012 Equine Veterinary Education
2010 Veterinary Clinics of North America-Equine Practice
2005 Veterinary Clinics of North America-Equine Practice


Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Perineural liposomal bupivacaine in exercised lame horses
Apr 2016 – Mar 2017
2016 merial veterinary scholars program
MERIAL (USA) · Principal Investigator
Apr 2015 – Mar 2016
2015 Merial Veterinary Scholars Program
MERIAL (USA) · Principal Investigator
Jul 2011 – Jun 2016
Development of a humane model for studying nettle reacti
UF FOU · Principal Investigator


Doctor of Philosophy
2003 · University of Florida
1999 · American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal
Resident, Large Animal Internal Medicine
1996-1999 · University of Florida
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1995 · University of Florida

Contact Details

(352) 294-4379

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