Roberta Relford, DVM, PhD, DACVP, DACVIM

Corporate Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

IDEXX Corporate Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Relford leads the CAG Medical Organization (CMO) and was named Corporate Vice President in January 2018. She joined IDEXX in 1996, managing the Reference Laboratories’ Global Pathology and Internal Medicine organizations until 2013 when she became Chief Medical Officer. In 2014, Dr. Relford launched the CMO, a team of professionals that provides medical insights to enable successful launches for key IDEXX products and differentiators. For decades, Dr. Relford has cultivated critical relationships with industry partners, key opinion leaders, faculty, and universities. Dr. Relford received a DVM from Auburn University, a master’s degree from Mississippi State University, and a PhD in veterinary pathology from Texas A&M University, where she also pursued advanced training in small animal internal medicine. She completed residencies in both clinical pathology and internal medicine and achieved board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.