Allison Watson

Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

220 Diagnostic Medicine Center

About Allison

Dr. Allison Watson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology. She works as a diagnostic anatomic pathologist and also serves as Section Head of the Necropsy Service and Sample Receiving department in the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Her areas of expertise and interest include dermatopathology, infectious disease, zoo and exotic animal pathology, and teaching.


Anatomic Pathology Residency, University of Tennessee, 2019DVM, Colorado State University, 2016BS, Colorado State University, 2011


American College of Veterinary Pathologists


Ashley, Anthony L., Kristina M. Delaski, and Allison M. Watson. "Clinicopathological Features of Toxoplasmosis in Four Red Pandas (Ailurus Fulgens)." Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 51.1 (2020): 188-195Watson, Allison M., et al. "Natural Canine Distemper Virus Infection in Linnaeus’s 2-Toed Sloths (Choloepus didactylus)." Veterinary Pathology 57.2 (2020): 311-315.Ammar, Sawsan I., Watson, A.M, et al. "Eimeria gilruthi–associated abomasitis in a group of ewes." Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 31.1 (2019): 128-132.