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Sylvia Checkley


Associate Professor
Ecosystem and Public Health (EPH)

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+1 (403) 210-7409
TRW 2D21


Dr. Checkley completed her DVM degree at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she worked in a busy rural community veterinary practice for eight years as an associate and then co-owner. Dr. Checkley pursued graduate studies (Epidemiology) at WCVM, where she also worked as a Teaching Assistant, Sessional Lecturer, and Assistant Professor. She then worked for the Food Safety Division of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, where she was a key member of the development and implementation team for a major livestock surveillance initiative - the Alberta Veterinary Surveillance Network (AVSN). Sylvia joined the UCVM Faculty in September 2009, with a half time appointment to ProvLab.

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Currently accepting applications from graduate students.