One disease, many experts
The Student American Veterinary Association and the Public Health and Service Club are sponsoring a panel discussion on vector-borne diseases at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Banfield Conference room of the UF Small Animal Hospital. Professionals from the colleges of Medicine, Public Health and Health Professions and Veterinary Medicine will come together to educate UF students, faculty and staff during the panel discussion. The panel will focus on a disease that often crosses professional boundaries — Lyme disease — and each expert will present a short talk about their area of involvement. “We will have a veterinarian, a physician and two other scientists specializing in environmental and global health,” said Kyle Donnelly, a UF veterinary student and a junior delegate for SAVMA. “There will be an interactive demonstration following the talks with tick specimens and a dissecting scope.” Light refreshments will be served.