Rob Porter, DVM, PhD

Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)

Rob Porter

Contact Info

[email protected]

Office Phone 612-624-7400

Office Address:
Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
244 VetDL
1333 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

DVM, The Ohio State University

PhD, Colorado State University

BS, The Ohio State University (Biological Sciences)


Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Turkey Growers Association President's Award (2009)


Research Summary/Interests

Diagnostic investigation of infectious or metabolic/toxic diseases affecting poultry; Describing the pathogenesis of West Nile virus infection in a variety of domestic and wild bird species, in collaboration with Dr. Eric Hofmeister, National Wildlife Health Laboratory, USDA, US Geologic



Board Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Anatomic Pathology; Diplomate, American College of Poultry Veterinarians