Clinical Lecturer, Department of Pathobiology
John Roberts is a native of Lexington, Kentucky and former Peace Corps Nepal volunteer who graduated from Auburn University in 1986 with a degree in Animal Dairy Science and returned to attend College of Veterinary Medicine 1990-1994. Prior to entering the field of veterinary pathology he was a mixed animal practitioner in Kentucky, West Virginia and Oregon. He completed a post-doctorate fellowship in anatomic pathology from the University of Kentucky in 2003 and became a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Pathology in 2005. As an anatomic pathologist he has been employed by the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine; Alabama Department of Agriculture, Thompson Bishop Sparks State Diagnostic Lab and the Smithsonian Institution, National Zoo. Dr. Roberts joined the faculty of the Department of Pathobiology in 2018 as a clinical lecturer and his primary responsibilities are fulfilling the teaching and service missions of the college.
Dr. Roberts is also a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology studying bovine ovarian follicular dysplasia under major professor Dr. Tim D. Braden. His broad interest include non-mammalian and comparative reproductive pathology.