John Roberts

Clinical Associate Professor – Anatomic Pathology

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
PO Box 100123
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0123
(352) 294-4018
Fax: (352) 846-2445


  • BS, Animal Dairy Science, Auburn University, 1986
  • DVM, Auburn University, 1994

Honors and Awards

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic), 2005

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer in Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathobiology, Auburn University, 2018-2019
  • Alabama Dept. of Agriculture and Industries, Thompson Bishop Sparks State Diagnostic Laboratory
    • Avian Diagnostic Specialist, 2013-2018
    • Mammalian/General Diagnostic Pathologist, 2008-2012
  • Associate Veterinary Pathologist, Smithsonian Institution, National Zoological Park, 2012-2013
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Infectious Disease and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2004-2008
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Veterinary Pathology, Necropsy, and Histopathology, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky, 1999-2003
  • Clinical Veterinarian, mixed animal private practice, 1994-1999

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Diagnostic Anatomic Pathology
  • Reproductive Pathology, Ovarian Follicular Dysplasia in Beef Cattle
  • Commercial and Backyard Poultry Diseases
  • Reptile Reproductive Diseases


  • Roberts JF. Book Chapter: Necropsy of Small Ruminants, In Pugh DG Ed, Sheep and Goat Medicine, Saunders/Elsevier, 2012.
  • Edmondson MA, Roberts JF, Baird AN, Bychawski S, Pugh DG. Book Chapter: In Pugh Theriogenology, In Pugh DG Ed, Sheep and Goat Medicine, Saunders/Elsevier, 2012.

Additional publications can be found here.