Gainesville Veterinarian Takes on University of Florida, Gay Marriage and Abortion in New Book

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Veterinarian Discusses Academia, Gay Marriage and Abortion

"Other timely topics covered in Dr. Embury’s book include gay marriage and abortion."

The “good ol’ boy” academic and political network in the small southern university town of Gainesville, FL is dissected and exposed by author and veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Embury in her new book A Drink of Water: A Memoir About My Life With Men (published by WestBow Press;

Dr. Embury presents her topical and controversial subjects in reverse chronological order, detailing her experiences at the University of Florida and what she personally witnessed while employed as an assistant professor there. She explicitly details the court case presided over by Judge Toby Monaco, which she and her boyfriend defended pro se to the Florida Supreme Court, in an effort to prevent the University from capitalizing on her boyfriend’s anti-cancer medication he developed from India for the University’s own benefit.

Other timely topics covered in Dr. Embury’s book include gay marriage and abortion. As the daughter of a gay father, Dr. Embury is able to describe the spiritual and emotional wounds that were inflicted during her formative years. This controversial subject of gay marriage is currently being debated by the United States Supreme Court. One of the corresponding issues being discussed in the news media right now is whether it is harmful for children to be raised by same-sex couples. Abortion rights are also being hotly debated at this time. Dr. Embury is able to offer personal insight on both of these politically-charged subjects.

About the Author: Dr. Embury received her DVM degree in 1998 from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing a residency in Anatomic Pathology, she served as Assistant Professor at UF’s College of Medicine with primary research interests in the pathology of genetically engineered disease. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Embury is a Jewish scientist and veterinarian and owner of Indigo Farms Veterinary Services who lives on her five-acre farm in Newberry, FL with her Boxers, parrot and turkeys.

About WestBow Press
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