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Aaron Mickle receives UF’s Excellence Award for Assistant Professors

Dr. Mickle, an assistant professor in the department of Physiological Sciences at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the 2023 University of Florida Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, a campus-wide achievement and top honor for junior faculty.   Dr. Mickle’s main research focuses on…

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate research plays a prominent role in many of the research programs within the department. Our undergraduate student researchers come from various educational, social, and economic backgrounds. Most students start with little to no research experience, just a desire to be involved with scientific research!  Typically undergraduate researchers in…

Postdoctoral Training

The University of Florida is a vibrant training ground for postdoctoral fellows. Affiliations with a range of UF centers provide a strong scientific community and ample opportunity for building essential career skills both in and outside the laboratory. Major Centers that offer excellent learning environments include…

Postdoctoral Associates and Assistant Scientists

Postdoctoral News and Highlights:   Dr. Alom Received the 2022 Urology Care… Published on June 5, 2022 Dr. Firoj Alom, a postdoctoral associate in the UF College of Veterinary Medicine’s department of physiological…

MS in Toxicology

Guidelines General The student must meet the admissions criteria and overall guidelines established for the existing Master’s program in Veterinary Medical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Appointment of supervisory committee MS candidates should form supervisory committee of three members of the graduate faculty by the end of the…

Primary Faculty

Courtesy Faculty Emeritus Faculty Daryl Buss John Harvey Roger Reep Alistair Webb Tom Wronski Tom Vickroy Steve Roberts…


The Department of Physiological Sciences contains a diverse group of top-tier research programs, ranging from environmental toxicology to airway neurophysiology and organ systems biology. These research programs are well-funded by various sources, including the National Institute of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Defense, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the…


Academically homed under the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, the Center is a focal point at UF for activities concerning the effects of chemicals on the environment, human and animal health. Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology…

Graduate Program

The Graduate Program in the Department of Physiological Sciences offers several programs of study leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). The specific programs provide extensive training for careers in research, industry, government, and academia. They are affiliated with and draw resources from both the College of…

DVM Curriculum Involvement

The Department of Physiological Sciences is heavily involved in the first and second-year Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program, teaching many didact systems level classes before clinical courses. In addition, many of the faculty are involved in the Linda F. Hayward Florida Veterinary Scholars Program (previously the Florida Veterinary…

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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