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WVC UF alumni reception connects grads with Dean Jim Lloyd

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Dean Jim Lloyd chats with Carol Tillman, Class of 1980, at the UF Alumni Reception during the WVC conference in Las Vegas, Feb 2014. Scott and Kristy Lund, ’89, chat with Katie Maldonado, ’06, and Heather Manfredi, ’06 and friend at the alumni reception. The Class of 2002 was well represented with Robin Dearden, her husband, Lani Mills, Liz Hennings, Tammy Barron,  Kelly Myers, and Stacey Huber.

Alumni Wall of Fame is back

It’s back – the UF CVM Wall of Fame (aka, alumni class photos). The college recently had all the class photos captured digitally, resized, reprinted and framed. Installation was completed last month and voila! The Wall of Fame is back!

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CVM Gator Nation is Everywhere

During the college’s 34 year history, our 2600+ graduates have spread world-wide.  From the United States, to Europe, Asia, Central America, China, and Australia, the  CVM Gator Nation IS Everywhere.

We want to hear from  you!  Have you moved? Recently married? Gotten a new job? Help the college stay connected with you by updating your contact info.

Simply send a note to to confirm your address, name and class year.  We will have your UF records updated so you will receive future alumni news and printed publications.

In Memoriam

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CVM Gators in the News

 Dana McDaniel,          ’96                                   Promoted to Colonel in the US Army Reserves!
 Colby Burns, ’06 Dr. Burns graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and a minor in Chemistry and is a 2006 graduate of the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at Tufts Cummings College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Burns completed her small animal surgery residency at The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, where she also received a Master’s of Science Degree. In 2012 and 2013, Dr. Burns became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, respectfully.
Mary Gardner, ’08 and Andy Roark, ’08 Presented programs at the VBMA business conference in Gainesville, Feb 22.
 Judd Sims, ’13 Received the Food Animal Incentive Award at the recent WVC in Las Vegas.  Sims was one of five postgraduates to receive this annual award.
 Marcyln Sims Box, ’04 Practices with Banfield Pet Hospital in Buford, Georgia.
 Christina Restrepo, ’03 Joined the Naples, Florida based Animal Specialty Hospital of Florida. Restrepo is a board certified veterinary dermatologist. for more info.
 Julia Golden Conway, ’06 Named UF CVM Director of Veterinary Medical Admissions!
 Chris Sanchez, ’95 and  Amy Stone, ’99 Named 2013-14 UF Superior Accomplishment Award Winners in the Academic Personnel category!
 Robert Leonard, ’86 Appointed to the Florida State Board of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Robert Leonard, 59, of New Smyrna Beach, is a veterinarian at Coronado Animal Clinic. He succeeds Dr. Raul Figarola and is appointed for a term beginning January 30, 2014, and ending October 31, 2017.
 Terri Parrott, ’83 Parrott is a speaker at the Association of Avian Veterinarians in New Orleans this year talking about “trichrome stains in practice.”
She is a consulting veterinarian for “Wings of Wonder ” an all- flighted bird show at Disney Animal Kingdom.  Parrott lives in Davenport, FL.
Jessica Robertson, ’10 Owns and operates Robertson Animal Hospital in Gainesville.

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