Spotlight on New Faculty: Dr. Brittany Diehl

The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences is pleased to announce the addition of new FARMS/Ruminant Extension faculty member Dr. Brittany Diehl.


Brittany Diehl, DVM, MS – Clinical Assistant Professor & Small Ruminant Extension Specialist

Dr. Brittany Diehl, Clinical Assistant Professor and Small Ruminant Extension Specialist in FARMS, earned her BS in Animal and Nutritional Sciences at West Virginia University, her DVM at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, and her MS in Veterinary Medical Sciences at University of Florida. She completed an internship and then served as a resident in FARMS at UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Her clinical interests primarily focus on small ruminants (i.e. sheep and goats); population/herd health management of dairy and beef cattle, sheep, and goats; and preventative medicine. Dr. Diehl is involved in production-based ram and buck performance testing primarily related to parasite resistance and growth parameters. She is the co-coordinator of the UF Ram and Buck Test & Sale and the chair of the UF Small Ruminant Short Course. When Dr. Diehl is not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors with family, friends, and her two dogs. Dr. Diehl can be reached by e-mail at