William Alexander Fox-Alvarez

Assistant Professor, Small Animal Surgery

Fox Alvarez
William A. Fox-Alvarez

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
walvarez@ufl.edu
PO Box 100116
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0126
352-392-2235
FAX: 352-846-2445

Education

  • M.S., University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, current
  • D.V.M. cum laude, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2012

Professional Experience

  • Surgical Residency – University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL, 2015-18
  • Surgical Internship – University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL, 2014
  • Rotating Emergency Small Animal and Zoo Animal Internship, Valley Animal Hospital/Reid Park Zoo, Tucson, AZ, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • American Association of Veterinary Clinicians Resident of the Year Award, 2018
  • Class of 2018 Small Animal Resident of the Year Award, University of Florida, 2018
  • First Place – Society of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery Resident Research Competition, Charleston, SC, 2018
  • Excellence in Clinical Science Research Graduate Student Award, University of Florida, 2017
  • First Place – Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society Research Poster Competition, University of Florida, 2017
  • Second Place – Campus-wide Graduate Student Research Poster Competition, University of Florida, 2017
  • First Place – ACVS Public Outreach Video Competition, 2016
  • Second Place – Small Animal Clinical Sciences “Best in Show” Research Competition, University of Florida, 2016
  • Second Place – ACVS Research Poster Competition, Seattle, WA, 2016
  • Inman VGSA Master’s Research Travel Grant Award, Gainesville, FL, 2015
  • Second Place – AAZV Wildlife Pharmaceuticals “Future of our Profession” Research Competition, Oakland, CA, 2012
  • Kaytee Avian Excellence Scholarship, University of Florida, 2012
  • J.E. Salsbury Scholarship for Veterinary Leadership and Academic Excellence, University of Florida, 2011
  • Lerner Scholarship for Excellence in Wildlife and Zoological Medicine, University of Florida, 2011
  • Frances P. Weaver Academic Scholarship, University of Florida, 2010
  • Florida Bright Future Scholar, Florida Board of Education, 2005-09

Research Interests

  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Surgery of Zoo and Exotic Animals
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus Syndrome
  • Veterinary Surgical Education

Recent Publications

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