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Maura Pedersen

Dr. Rodrigues Hoffmann: ACVP Award winner

We congratulate Dr. Aline Rodrigues Hoffmann for her well-deserved recognition from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP). She received the 2023 Mid-Career Excellence Award at the annual ACVP meeting. Congratulations! We are so proud of you!…

Lisa Conti One Health Research Showcase

On November 1, the UF Vet Med Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine held the first Lisa Conti One Health Research Showcase. Faculty who have received financial support from the Lisa Conti One Health Fund presented their preliminary research findings to Dr. Conti’s family, friends, and donors. It…

Dr. Wellehan: Veterinary Excellence Award winner

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Wellehan for receiving the Reptile and Amphibian Veterinary Excellence Award from the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians at the 2023 ExoticsCon conference. We are super proud of him for this well-deserved recognition of his work. Read more about this award here.

Dr. Stern: Training new animal abuse investigators

The United States is ranked 31st in the world for the toughest animal cruelty laws, yet 10 million animals die from abuse every year in this country. Now, a group of UF veterinary students is learning how to recognize and document animal abuse through a first-of-its-kind program, designed by Stern.

Dr. Pierezan: Distinguished Pathologist of 2022

Dr. Felipe Pierezan Dr. Felipe Pierezan received the “Distinguished Pathologist of 2022” award from the Brazilian Association of Veterinary Pathology. This award was given to him at the latest ENAPAVE meeting, held in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. Congratulations for this impressive accomplishment!…

CDPM Anesthesia: Puts Florida in 2nd place

Organizations that have contributed the most papers to VAA in the past three years (source: Clarivate) The State University System of Florida is currently ranked in second place by Clarivate, as the educational organization with the highest number of articles published in the journal Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (VAA). Members…

CDPM Distinguished Award winners

Veterinarians in private practice and academia, with areas of focus ranging from primary care and small animal surgery to anesthesia, zoological medicine and disaster response, have received the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s 2023 Distinguished Awards. The program recognizes outstanding alumni and friends of the college in various…

CDPM Faculty & Residents: Senior Awards

We would like to congratulate the following CDPM faculty and residents who were recognized for their teaching excellence at the 2023 Senior Awards Ceremony. We are so proud of their achievements! Support Service Resident of the Year: Dr. W. Perry Hoehler Support Service Clinician of the Year: Dr. Lisa Farina…

Dr. Long: Everglades virus poses threat

A map of southern Florida showing locations of EVEV samples from public lands. Circles indicate the current study, and diamonds indicate previous studies. In a new study, University of Florida researchers report that Everglades virus, or EVEV — endemic in South Florida and a subtype of the highly pathogenic Venezuelan…

Dr. Long: Receives Advocacy Award

Dr. Maureen Long and Glen Mapes hold their awards following a special faculty meeting at which they were presented. (Photo by Dr. Julie Levy) Dr. Maureen Long and Glen Mapes were the inaugural recipients of the new Faculty Council Advocacy Award. The award, announced at a special faculty meeting held…