Pamela Adkins

Pamela Adkins

Veterinary Public Health Emphasis Area Coordinator

Assistant Professor, Food Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine

Pamela Adkins is a faculty member in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. Her research
focuses on infectious diseases that impact bovine health and food safety. Current recent projects
explore the impacts of mastitis in dairy heifers and nonantimicrobial approaches to mastitis control in
dairy cattle. She has a strong interest in molecular epidemiology of bacterial organisms and working to
understand how different bacterial strains behave differently on the farm.

Research interests

  • Molecular epidemiology of bacterial organism
  • Bovine health
  • Food safety and milk quality
  • Impacts of antimicrobial usage in cattle