Edouard Timsit

Adjunct Associate Professor (Cattle Health)

Production Animal Health

Associate Member

Cattle Health Research Group

Associate Member

Clinical and Translational Research Group

Contact information

Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Immunology and Infectious Disease
  • Production Animal Health


Dr. Timsit obtained his DVM degree from the University of Liège (Belgium) in 2006. Afterwards, he did a residency for the European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM) combined with a PhD on Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) and epidemiology at the Nantes-Atlantic College of Veterinary Medicine (France). In 2012, Dr. Timsit joined the University of Calgary as an Assistant Professor in Cattle Health, where he developed an internationally recognized research program on pathogenesis, detection, diagnosis and treatment of BRD. In addition to his research and teaching at the University of Calgary, Dr. Timsit works one day per week as a feedlot consultant at Feedlot Health Management Services (Okotoks, Canada). In 2018, Dr Timsit became the Simpson Ranch Chair in Beef Health & Wellness, expanding his research program into other areas of cattle health and wellness. He was promoted also to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure.