William L. Castleman

photograph of Dr. Bill Castleman

Professor Emeritus- Anatomic Pathology

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-123
Fax: (352) 392-9704


  • M.S., Anatomy, University of California, Davis, 1972
  • DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 1977
  • PhD, Comparative Pathology (DVM-PhD program), University of California, Davis, 1979
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Anatomic Pathology, 1982

Honors and Awards

  • Patent “Materials and Methods for Respiratory Disease Control in Canines (DIVI)”
  • University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award, Faculty, 2004

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Broad interests in experimental and veterinary pathology
  • Research interests in experimental pathology focus on pathogenesis of viral respiratory disease with recent emphasis on canine influenza virus infection
  • Interests in veterinary pathology are diverse and stem from case-based studies in the UF Veterinary Hospitals and focus on diseases affecting horses, cattle, companion animals as well as laboratory animals used in research
  • Coordination of the Laboratory of Comparative Pathology that provides veterinary pathology support to University of Florida research investigators in areas ranging from gene therapy, transgenic mouse models of human disease, and toxicologic pathology to evaluate safety in new drug development.

Recent Publications

Additional publications here