Jeffrey R Abbott

Jeffrey R Abbott

Associate Professor

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 294-4123
Business Email: abbottj@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Superior Accomplishment Award,
2015 · College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
Teacher of the Year
2012 · College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
Basic Science Teacher of the Year (Veterinary Immunology)
2009-2010 · College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
4 times, Freshman Teacher of the Year (Veterinary Immunology) 2008, 2011. 2013, 2015
2008-2015 · College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with Honors
1997 · College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University

Board Certifications

  • Veterinary Anatomic Pathologist
    American College of Veterinary Pathologists

Research Profile

I am keenly interested in the wonders of teaching, exploring innovative ways to expose students to new information and engage them in the learning process. I have been one of the founding members of the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Academy.

My research interests and ongoing projects include the study of the mechanisms of host immunity as it relates to persistence of diseases, vaccine production, nutrition, and pathology; such as the mechanisms by which Anaplasma and Ehrlichial tick-borne diseases persist in their host, the components of an effec-tive vaccine for persistent organisms and neoplasms, the role nutrition plays in the immune response, and the pathology of cancer, autoimmune disease and hypersensitivity. In addition, exploring the genetics of cancer is a recent collaborative effort.

Publications

2019 Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation
2018 Veterinary Clinical Pathology
2014 Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research-Revue Canadienne De Recherche Veterinaire
2013 Javma-Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Education

Diplomate
2007 · American College of Veterinary Pathologists
PhD – Veterinary Immunology
2004 · Washington State University
Residency – Comparative Anatomical Pathology
2004 · Washington State University
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1997 · Washington State University
Bachelor of Arts
1991 · University of Utah

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4123
Emails:
Business:
abbottj@ufl.edu

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