Olga Gonzalez, D.V.M.

Associate Professor | Disease Intervention & Prevention, Southwest National Primate Research Center

Research Focus

Dr. Gonzalez is a board-certified veterinary pathologist with 12 years of combined experience in pathology of laboratory animals, domestic and wildlife species. Dr. Gonzalez provides on-site postmortem services, diagnostic resources and research support to Texas Biomed researchers and veterinary clinicians.

She looks at gross and microscopic findings help to further define and characterize natural and infectious diseases of non-human primates. These findings help identify animal models of human disease, improve clinical management of individual patients, aid in disease surveillance and inform large-scale colony management decisions.

Dr. Gonzalez’s interests include comparative pathology, natural diseases and aging in non-human primates. She is actively involved in training of visiting undergraduate, graduate and veterinary students who participate in Texas Biomed internships.