Paul Gibbs

E. Paul J. Gibbs, BVSc, PhD, FRCVSDr. Gibbs portrait

Professor Emeritus

Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology

PO Box 110880
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32608-0880
Desk Telephone: 352-294-4182
Mobile Telephone: 352-339-3650
FAX: 352-392-9704

Former Appointments

  • Associate Dean for Students and Instruction, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2010-2012
  • Director, International Center, University of Florida, 1994-1999
  • Professor of Virology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 1979-2012
  • Principal Veterinary Research Officer, Pirbright Institute, United Kingdom, 1970-1979


  • BVSc, University of Bristol, School of Veterinary Science, 1967
  • PhD, University of Bristol, School of Veterinary Science, 1970
  • Fellowship by Examination, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, 1976

Professional Focus

One World: One Health with a focus on the control and prevention of emerging and foreign animal diseases of viral etiology, including those of zoonotic importance, through research, policy development, and emergency response training.

Honors and Awards

  • Pioneers in Virology Award of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
  • Associate Faculty, Department of Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions
  • Distinguished Service Award, Florida Veterinary Medical Association
  • Special Recognition by State of Florida for contributions to disease control in Florida
  • Carl Norden Distinguished Teaching Award
  • Wooldridge Medal, British Veterinary Association
  • Chair of Advisory Boards of ICONZ ( and ADVANZ (
  • Chair of the Foreign and Emerging Diseases Committee of the US Animal Health Association (2008-2013)

Recent Publications

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