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Ruth Francis-Floyd, DVM, DACZM

Specialties and Expertise

  • Production aquaculture; Clinical fish medicine


  • DVM: University of Florida
  • MS: Mississippi State University

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM)

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • Alumna of the Year, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, 2021
  • William Medway Award for Excellence in Teaching, International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, 2008
  • Alumni Achievement Award, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, 2002
  • Superior Accomplishment Award, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, 2000