Michel Lévy

Professor (Large Animal Medicine)

Production Animal Health

Full Member

Cattle Health Research Group

Associate Member

Veterinary Education Research Group

Associate Member

Clinical and Translational Research Group

Associate Member

Pain and Animal Welfare Research Group

DVM, Board Certification- Large Animal

American College Veterinary Internal Medicine

Contact information


Office : HRICGA06


Dr. Lévy is chair of the Clinical Presentations (VetM 300,400 and 500), coordinator of the course on Small Ruminants, South American Camelids and Non Traditional Livestock (VetM 531) and co-coordinator of the course on Food Animal Medicine and Surgery (VetM 540). 

He teaches in the above courses as well as in the Bacteriology course (VetM 423), Clinical skills 1 and 2 (VetM 305, 405) and the Equine Medicine and Surgery course (VetM 521).

Preferred method of communication

Please contact the faculty member directly at the email or phone number listed above.  If you are not able to reach them, the faculty assistant listed below may be able to help.

Faculty/Admin Assistant

Name:Barbara Banman

Phone:+1 (403) 210-7061


Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Equine Health
  • Production Animal Health
  • Veterinary Medical Education

Research / Scholarly Activities

Dr Lévy’s current research interests focus on

  • the discovery of biomarkers for the diagnosis of bovine neurologic diseases including BSE
  • Veterinary education, specifically the evaluation of computer assisted clinical case simulations and the development of clinical reasoning.


Michel Lévy graduated with a DVM from University of Liège, Belgium.  He completed an internship in Food Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire, University of Montréal. He worked in private rural practice in France and Quebec.  He completed a Residency in Large Animal Medicine at Tufts University and University of Florida. He then worked as a clinician, teacher and researcher at Purdue University (Indiana, USA) . He joined UCVM in 2009.