John Deen, DVM, PhD

Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine (VPM)

John Deen

Contact Info

[email protected]

Office Phone 612-625-7784

DVM, University of Guelph, 1984

PhD, University of Guelph, 1992

MSc, University of Guelph, 1989


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 list of publications, see PubMed.


Teaching Areas

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


Board Certifications

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Swine Health Management

Clinical Interests

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