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Michel Lévy


Professor (Large Animal Medicine)
Department of Production Animal Health (PAH)

Degrees and Board Certification: 

DVM, Board Certification: American College Veterinary Internal Medicine- Large Animal


Contact Information: 

+1 (403) 210-7476


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.

Teaching : 

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).

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.