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Robert   gilbert

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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Saint Kitts and Nevis


Dr. Robert Gilbert received his veterinary education in South Africa at the University of Pretoria. He spent time in private practice and corporate practice (artificial insemination) before returning to the University for post-graduate study. He later completed a residency in theriogenology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before returning as a faculty member to the University of Pretoria (Onderstepoort).  From 1988 through 2016 he served on the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, where he also held various administrative positions. He joined RUSVM in 2016.

Research Interest

Animal reproduction, especially diseases of the postpartum uterus, postpartum ovarian function, utero-ovarian communication, early embryo development.


  • Gilbert RO, Santos NR. Dynamics of postpartum endometrial cytology and bacteriology and their relationship to fertility in dairy cows. Theriogenology. 2016; 85: 1367-1374. doi10.1016/j.theriogenology.2015.10.045

  • Donnelly CD, Cheong SH, Gilbert RO. Unilateral auto-immune orchitis with concurrent testicular atrophy in a 2-year-old Newfoundland dog. Veterinary Record Case Reports. 2016; 4:e000277. Doi: 10.1136/vetreccr-2015-000277.

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