Instructional depth, dynamic research

In the Department of Physiological Sciences, we teach veterinary medical students in a variety of disciplines, including anatomy, cell biology, pharmacology, physiology, and toxicology, and offer a robust research program for graduate students.

What we offer


We offer graduate research training and didactic courses to D.V.M. students in the early years of their curriculum.

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Our research strengths include neuroscience/neurophysiology and toxicology/pharmacology.

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We are home to UF’s Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology, a hub for interrelated interests focusing on ecological and human health.

Analytical Toxicology

Additional news resources

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Florida Veterinarian Magazine

A magazine published twice a year and consisting of college news and updates for alumni and friends of the college.

Cover Florida Veterinarian Spring 2021

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The Veterinary Page Newsletter

A newsletter published online every other month for faculty, staff and students of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Decrease in spay-neuter surgeries during pandemic may undermine pet welfare

A first: Avian influenza detected in American dolphin

Great challenges, great minds meet at UFCVM

Departmental News

Seminar Series

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Candidate Seminar “A novel brainstem circuit inopioid-induced respiratory depression ” Tuesday, August 2 n d , 2 0 2 21 0 : 0 0 a m – 1 1 : 0 0…


Announcement Of Final Defense -Hajime G. Kurita…

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Mentored by Dr. Nancy Denslow in PS   Date/Time: July 15th from 10:00am-11:00am Location: CEHT Conference Room 104 or Zoom…

Hajime G. Kurita Oyamada

Join me in congratulating Juliana Burt on…

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Juliana Burt has successfully defended her MS thesis.

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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