John Deen, DVM, PhD

Professor, Emeritus, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)


Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Health Informatics (IHI)


DVM, University of Guelph, 1984

PhD, University of Guelph, 1992

MSc, University of Guelph, 1989

Licensures and Certifications

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Swine Health Management

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Professional associations

Manuscript Reviewer

  • American Journal of Veterinary Research
  • Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research
  • Swine Health and Production


Research summary/interests

  • Swine health and welfare
  • Epidemiology of swine diseases
  • International development

Research funding grants

  • Sow hunger, PI Baidoo USDA $150,000
  • RESPOND, PI Deen USAID $55,000,000


For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.


Teaching areas

  • Animal welfare
  • Swine health management
  • Disease epidemiology
  • Analytic epidemiology


Clinical interests

  • Risk factors of slow growth and mortality in growing pigs
  • Sow mortality
  • Measurement of pain