Veterinary Graduate Student Association


  • To foster an environment which encourages excellence in graduate research, scientific ethics, and exchange of ideas
  • To increase communication and promote fellowship among College of Veterinary Medicine graduate students and faculty
  • To provide graduate students with a forum in which to present academic and professional opportunities or concerns to the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at the College of Veterinary Medicine

2022 General Body Meeting Schedule

  • January 10th
  • February 3rd
  • March 2nd
  • April 7th
  • May 4th
  • June TBD


Elizabeth Brammer-Robbins
Department: Department of Physiological Sciences

Elizabeth Brammer-Robbins MS

PhD Student
Phone: (352) 392-6622
Emily Griffin
Department: Department of Physiological Sciences

Emily Griffin

PhD Candidate
Phone: (352) 294-4075
Christopher L Souders

Christopher L Souders

Phone: (321) 626-3127
Lopamudra D Kher

Lopamudra D Kher DVM, MS, MS

PhD Candidate
Ruethaiwan Vinijkumthorn
Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Ruethaiwan Vinijkumthorn DVM

PhD Candidate
Phone: (352) 745-4805
An-Chi Cheng
Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences

An-Chi Cheng MS

PhD Student
Phone: (352) 214-0578

Events Timeline

  • VGSA social get togethers each month -check the Facebook page and emails for updates
  • September (date TBA): Special Speaker Event
  • March (date TBA): View from the Top (Professionals who were previously graduate students present and discuss their career paths.)
  • April 15, 2022: Phi Zeta Research Day – Best in Show (CVM graduate students present their work in a research presentation competition.)


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


Boehringer Ingelheim

The Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholars Program offers DVM students an opportunity to gain exposure in biomedical research.


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