John Deen, DVM, PhD

Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine

John Deen

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-7784

Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine

Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Health Informatics (IHI)

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