Research Chairs

UCVM has eight research chairs who are responsible for mentoring DVM students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in areas of veterinary medicine, and basic and applied research.

Herman Barkema

Herman Barkema

NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Infectious Diseases of Dairy Cattle

Jeff Biernaskie

Jeff Biernaskie

Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society Chair in Skin Regeneration and Wound Healing

Jeroen De Buck

Jeroen De Buck

Chair, Bacterial Diseases of Dairy Cows

Tao Dong

Tao Dong

NSERC Tier II Canada Research Chair in Molecular Ecology of Waterborne Microbes


Sabine Gilch

Sabine Gilch

NSERC Tier II Canada Research Chair in Prion Disease Research

Renaud Léguillette

Renaud Léguillette

Calgary Chair in Equine Sports Medicine

Ed Pajor

Anderson-Chisholm Chair in Animal Care and Welfare

Patrick Whelan

Patrick Whelan

Frank LeBlanc Chair in Spinal Cord Injury Research