Andrew Specht

Andrew Specht

Clinical Associate Professor, SAIM

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 294-4476
Business Email: spechta@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Division Five Health Science Center Superior Accomplishment Award
2008 · University of Florida
American College of Veterinary Radiology Senior Student Award
2000 · College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
Joseph E. Salsbury Veterinary Medicine Scholarship
2000 · College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
Sime Family Scholarship
1999 · College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
Student Leadership Award
1998 · College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Profile

Comparative Urology and Nephrology – Feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC) – Canine and feline chronic kidney disease – Protein-losing nephropathies – Pre-analytic considerations related to interpretation of clinical urine tests

Interventional radiology and interventional endoscopy – Endourologic techniques – Respiratory tract therapies

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-3411-7034

Grants

Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Comparison of Hematologic and Biochemical Values for Blood Samples Obtained Via Jugular Venipuncture and Indwelling Peripheral Intravenous Catheters in Hospitalized Dogs
AMER COL OF VET INTERN MED FOU · Project Manager
Dec 2015 – Nov 2016
Clinical Mgmt of glycogen storage F018393
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Dec 2015 – Nov 2016
clinical mgmt of glycogen storage F018325
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Dec 2015 – Nov 2016
Clinical mgmt of glycogen storage F014877
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Aug 2015 ACTIVE
GENE THERAPY FOR GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE TYPE IA
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Aug 2014 – Aug 2016
Gene Therapy for Glycogen Storage Disease Type la
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Nov 2013 – Oct 2018
CLINICAL MGMT OF GLYCOGEN STOR
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Sep 2013 – Aug 2017
Dose Escalating Toxicology Study for Glycogen Storage Disease type Ia
CHILDRENS FUND GLYCO STOR DIS RES · Project Manager
Dec 2010 ACTIVE
Correlation of markers of metabolic control within long
UF FOU · Project Manager

Education

Diplomate
2005 · American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Resident, Small Animal Internal Medicine
2001-2004 · Michigan State University
Intern, Small Animal Medicine, Foster Hospital for Small Animals
2000-2001 · Tufts University
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2000 · University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Bachelor of Arts in Biology
1996 · Gustavus Adolphus College

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4476
Emails:
Business:
spechta@ufl.edu

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