Department of Pathology
Assistant Professor

Avian Pathology | Diagnostic Pathology | Wildlife & Exotic Animal Diseases | Wildlife Diseases | Wildlife Pathology


Research Interests

  • Diagnostic pathology of wild animals
  • Lymphoproliferative disease virus of wild turkeys

Educational Background

  • Diplomate, 2021, American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • Anatomic Pathology Residency, 2018-2021, University of Georgia
  • DVM, 2018, Texas A&M University
  • BS, 2014, Colorado State University


  • Bulldawg Support Network, incoming faculty advisor
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Student Engagement Committee

Teaching Experience

  • POPH 5410 Wildlife Population Health Externship, instructor
  • IDIS 5140 Veterinary Virology, lecturer
  • VPAT 5200 General Pathology, lecturer
  • VPAT 8100 Microscopic Pathology, lecturer
  • VPAT 5400 Diagnostic Pathology, instructor

Selected Publications

  • Goodwin, C, K Adcock, M Ruder, R Poulson, N Nemeth. “Experimental Infection of Domestic Turkeys with North American Strains of Lymphoproliferative Disease Virus.” Veterinary Pathology. OnlineFirst.
  • Adcock K, R Berghaus, C Goodwin, M Ruder, D Mead, N Nemeth. “Lymphoproliferative disease virus and reticuloendotheliosis virus infection detection and disease in wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo).” Journal of Wildlife Disease. 60 (1): 139-150.
  • English A, C Goodwin, N Gottdenker. “Pathology in practice: Hepatic Rhodococcus equi Infection in a Goat.” Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 261 (8): 1219-1221.
  • Kirejczyk, S, C Goodwin, Z Gyimesi, T Zachariah, G Sturgeon, A Armwood, K Frontera-Acevedo, A Kokosinksa, M Seguel, S Fogelson, A Burnum, D Miller, K Sakamoto, E Howerth, R McManamon, N Gottdenker. “Diagnostic Pathology of Bats: An 11-year Retrospective Study of Cases Received in an Exotic and Zoo Animal Diagnostic Service.” Journal of Comparative Pathology. 185 (2021): 96-107.
  • Publications by Dr. Goodwin may be found on PubMed

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