Ian K. Hawkins

Ian K HawkinsClinical Assistant Professor – Anatomic Pathology

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0123
(352) 294-8300
Fax: (352) 846-2445


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, 2011
  • DVM, University of Missouri, 2007
  • BS, Zoology and Entomology, The Ohio State University, 2003

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Tifton Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory, University of Georgia, 2015-2019
  • Anatomic Pathology Resident, Department of Infectious Disease and Pathology, University of Florida, 2007-2010
  • Veterinary Pathologist, Bridge Pathology Limited, Bristol, United Kingdom, 2011-2015
  • Veterinarian, Lindquist Veterinary Center, Kirksville, Missouri, 2011

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Infectious disease
  • Bovine diseases
  • Tumor pathology
  • Wildlife/exotic animal pathology

Recent Publications

  1. Hawkins IK, Rissi DR, Armien A, Wilkes RP, Anis E. Rabies-like neuronal inclusions in a dog with meningoencephalomyelitis and neuritis of unknown origin. Veterinary Record Case Reports. (2019) 7e:000759, doi: 10.1136/vetreccr-2018-000759.
  2. Clark LL, Hawkins IK, Rissi DR. Central nervous system diseases of cattle in Georgia, 2001-2017. Journal Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. (2019) 31(4): 588-593. Doi: 10.1177/1040638719854788.
  3. Hawkins IK, Anis E, Katz A, Wilkes RP. Pathology in Practice – Pulmonary histoplasmosis in a cat. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. (2019) 255(1):63-66.
  4. Anis E, Hawkins I, Ilha M, Woldemeskel M, Saliki J, Wilkes RP. Evaluation of Targeted Next Generation Sequencing of Bovine Pathogens in Clinical Samples. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. (2018) 56 (7). Doi: 10.1128/JCM.00399-18.
  5. Hawkins I, Ilha M. Pathology in Practice – Mycoplasma bronchopneumonia in two cows. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. (2018) 252 (3): 291-294.
  6. Hawkins IK, Ilha M, Anis E, Wikes RP. Septicemia and meningoencephalitis due to Listeria monocytogenes in two neonatal lamas (Lama glama). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. (2017) 29: 700-703. Doi: 10.1177/1040638717719479.