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Robert L. Donnell
Associate Professor
Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences

Clinical Interests

  • Diagnostic anatomic pathology, (post-mortem and surgical pathology), Non-traditional species pathology, respiratory pathology

Research Interests

  • Malignant Catarrhal Fever Virus, Vascular Pathology, Amyloidosis

Education

  • Southwestern at Memphis, Memphis, TN: 1972-76, B.A.
  • The University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN: 1985-88, D.V.M.
  • The University of Tennessee, Comparative and Experimental Medicine, Knoxville, TN, 1993-97, Ph.D.

Professional Experience

  • Mixed Animal Clinical Practice, 1988-90
  • Medical Resident, Department of Pathology, University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville TN. 1990-95
  • Study Pathologist, Cooperative Research and Development Award University of Tennessee Department of Pathology and Oak Ridge National Laboratory 1996-97
  • Instructor, Department of Pathology, University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine & Department of Surgery University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville TN, 1997-98
  • Research Specialist / Director, Vascular Research Laboratory, Department of Surgery University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville TN 1998-2001
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville TN. 2001-08
  • Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville TN. 2008-present

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic Pathology), 1994

Teaching

  • Clinical necropsy rotations
  • General pathology
  • Respiratory System pathology
  • Reproductive System pathology
  • Microanatomy (respiratory, reproductive and embryologic)
  • Comparative and Experimental Medicine Program (vascular pathology & oncology)

Professional Societies

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists