Dr. M. Gatz Riddell

Executive Vice President

American Association of Bovine Practitioners

P.O. Box 3610

Auburn, AL 36831-3610

Business: (334) 821-0442


Gatz Riddell was raised on a homesteaded farm near Conway, KS. He received his D.V.M. degree from Kansas State University in 1977. Following an internship and residency at Auburn University from 1977 to 1981, he practiced in Tennessee until returning to Auburn University in 1984. He became a Diplomat of the American College of Theriogenologists in 1982 and received his MS from Auburn in 1984. Dr. Riddell represented the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) on the AVMA Drug Advisory Committee and later served on and chaired AVMA’s Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents. He received the AABP Award of Excellence in 1999. He retired from Auburn University in 2005 as Professor Emeritus and is currently the Executive Vice President of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. He is immediate Past President of the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC). He lives in Auburn, Alabama and is married to Kay Pelly Riddell and they have three children, Molly, Wes and Jonathan. Current hobbies since both travel baseball and club soccer have officially ended, are biking, reading and grilling.