Veterinary Graduate Student Association

Mission

  • 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

Officers

  • President: Elizabeth Brammer-Robbins (Liz)
  • Vice President: Lopamudra Kher (Lopa)
  • Secretary: Kimbery Trolinger-Meadows
  • Treasurer: An-Chi Cheng
  • Social Chair: Chaitanya Gottapu (Chai)
  • Webmaster: Neelawala Gedara Roshen Niyomal Neelawala (Roshen)
Elizabeth Brammer-Robbins
Department: Department of Physiological Sciences

Elizabeth Brammer-Robbins MS

PhD Student
Phone: (352) 392-6622
Lopa Kher
Department: VM-RESEARCH / GRADUATE

Lopa Kher DVM, MS

PhD Candidate/ Dermatology Resident
An-Chi Cheng
Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences

An-Chi Cheng MS

PhD Student
Phone: (352) 214-0578
Kimberly D Trolinger-Meadows
Department: VM-RESEARCH / GRADUATE

Kimberly D Trolinger-Meadows DVM, CERP, CVA, CVMMP

PhD Student
Chaitanya Gottapu
Department: VM-RESEARCH / GRADUATE

Chaitanya Gottapu

PhD Candidate
Phone: (352) 870-8289
Neelawala Gedara Roshen N Neelawala
Department: VM-RESEARCH / GRADUATE

Neelawala Gedara Roshen N Neelawala

GRADUATE AST-T
Phone: (352) 888-9063

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.)

Resources


Contact us

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If you have a question or concern involving current graduate students, email us at ufcvmvgsa@gmail.com

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