E P Gibbs

E P Gibbs

Professor Emeritus

Business Phone: (352) 339-3650
Business Email: pgibbs@ufl.edu

About E P Gibbs

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.

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

— Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Kansas 2015-2016 in connection with scientific program for National Bio and AgroDefense Facility, Department of Homeland Security


EU Expert Evaluator
2019 · Horizon 2020: One Health European Joint Project
Co-Chair of panel
2018 · China-UK Partnership on Antimicrobial Resistance administered by the Medical Research Council of the United Kingdom
Honorary Diplomate
2017 · American Veterinary Epidemiological Society
2015-current · Advisory Committee, UK Research Councils for Programme on Zoonoses in Emerging Livestock Systems
Professor of Virology
2013-current · College of Veterinary Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee
External Examiner, Master of Science in One Health
2013-2018 · University of Edinburgh
Chair of the Foreign and Emerging Diseases Committee
2008-2013 · US Animal Health Association


2010 Animal Health Research Reviews


Issued July 1997
Use of Recombinant Swine Poxvirus as a Live Vaccine Vector
Issued April 2001
Use of Recombinant Swine Poxvirus as a Live Vaccine Vector
Issued June 2011
Canine Influenza Virus
Issued May 2016
Materials and Methods for Respiratory Disease Control in Canines (DIV2)
Issued March 2018
Materials and Methods for Respiratory Disease Control in Canines (DIV1)


Fellowship by Examination
1976 · Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
Doctor of Philosophy
1970 · University of Bristol, School of Veterinary Science
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
1967 · University of Bristol, School of Veterinary Science

Contact Details

(352) 339-3650

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