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.

Berry and Johnson


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

research in lab


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

Departmental news

Researcher receives Rita Allen Foundation Award…

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Dr. Mickle’s research is aimed at developing treatments for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.

Dr. Aaron Mickle

Faculty member honored by UF for accomplishments

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Dr. John Bowden received an Excellence Award for Assistant Professors from the UF Provost’s office.

Dr. John Bowden

Existing antihistamine drugs show effectiveness…

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Three common antihistamine medications have been found in preliminary tests to inhibit infection of cells by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, UF…

Drs. Reznikov and Ostrov

Additional news resources

UF college of veterinary medicine

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

UF College of veterinary medicine

The Veterinary Page Newsletter

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

Dr. Rick Johnson teaching

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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