About Us Our Mission and Vision for the future

The mission of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology is to acquire, advance, and disseminate knowledge focused on animal and human health and their interactions in One Health.By 2030, Infectious Diseases and Immunology aims to be a centre of excellence for the prevention and control of human and animal diseases through innovative, internationally-renowned research, education and service.

Departmental NEWS

Professor named associate dean for research and…

Dr. David Pascual has filled the post on an interim basis for over two years.

Dr. David Pascual

Protocol developed for treating rare infection in…

While in Thailand, a UF graduate student helped develop a protocol to successfully treat a dog in Thailand with canine melioidosis.

Pacharapong Khrongsee

UF scientists: Gut finding in mice may help…

UF scientists: Gut microbe finding in mice may help protect pregnant women from malaria.

Dr. Moore in lab

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As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.



Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves