UF to Host Diversity Matters Symposium

The regional meeting will focus on diversity and inclusion in veterinary medicine.

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has set its fifth biennial Southeast Regional Diversity Matters Symposium for April 22 to 24. The focus this year is on diversity in student recruitment in the veterinary medical profession.

Attendees are expected to include faculty, staff and students from all of the Southeastern veterinary medical schools, according to the college.

Keynote speakers for the event will include Carlos Campos, DVM, who was America’s Favorite Veterinarian in 2013, and Christine Stanley, Ph.D., vice president and associate provost for diversity at Texas A&M University.

Sponsors of the event include the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, Zoetis, Banfield Pet Hospital and the UF President’s Council on Diversity.

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