Clinicians in the Community

UCVM is one of a handful of veterinary schools in the world who partner with a network of sites for students and faculty to provide clinical experiences.  Some of these veterinary practice partners, called the Distributed Veterinary Teaching Hospitals (DVTH), provide our faculty clinicians with professional opportunities within our Alberta community.

UCVM is fortunate to have a clinical team of who participate in teaching, research and clinical activity.  Many hold recognized veterinary specialities and are board-certified or double-boarded by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties.

  1. Small Animal

    Dr. Rebecca Archer
    Dr. Aylin Atilla
    Dr. Soren Boysen
    Dr. Serge Chalhoub
    Dr. Karen Liljebjelke
    Dr. Julie Menard
    Dr. Chantal McMillan
    Dr. Daniel Pang
    Dr. Jessica Pang
    Dr. Teresa Schiller

  2. Large Animal

    Dr. Gordon Atkins
    Dr. Alyssa Butters
    Dr. Eugene Jansen
    Dr. John Kastelic
    Dr. Renaud Leguillette
    Dr. Micheal Levy
    Dr. Timothy Olchowy
    Dr. Karin Orsel
    Dr. Jennifer Pearson
    Dr. Alfredo Romero
    Dr. Brielle Rosa
    Dr. Marie-France Roy
    Dr. Michael Scott
    Dr. Holly Sparks
    Dr. Jean-Yin Tan
    Dr. Ashley Whitehead
    Dr. Claire Windeyer

  3. Diagnosticians

    Dr. Jennifer Davies
    Dr. Angelica Galezowski
    Dr. Dayna Goldsmith
    Dr. Cameron Knight
    Dr. Carolyn Legge
    Dr. Beverly Morrison
    Dr. Jamie Rothenburger
    Dr. Catherine Wagg
    Dr. Amy Warren
    Dr. Erin Zachar

  4. Zoological & Mixed Animal

    Dr. Nigel Caulkett
    Dr. Sylvia Checkly
    Dr. Darlene Donzelmann
    Dr. Bruce Stover
    Dr. Douglas Whiteside

DVTH partners function to engaged UCVM faculty clinicians in the professional practice of veterinary medicine.  The practice of Veterinary Medicine may include seeing and treating patients, case consultation, practice consultations, research or scholarly activity.  Current DVTH partners:

  1. Small Animal

    VCA CARE Centre
    VCA Western Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Centre

  2. Equine

    Burwash Equine Services 
    Moore Equine Veterinary Centre 
    TD Equine Veterinary Group
     

  3. Bovine

    Veterinary Agri-Health Services

  4. Zoological & Mixed Animal

    Calgary Zoo
    Chinook Country Veterinary Clinic

UCVM faculty are also available for professional consultations outside of their main DVTH partner practice.  If you are a Veterinary Clinic in Alberta, and interested in hosting our faculty or receiving a case or practice consultation,  you can reach out to members of our team directly, or for general information.   NOTE: UCVM Faculty only consult through veterinary practices and do not consult directly to animal owners or producers.

HADIS provides support for veterinarians who have identified unusual animal health events, outbreaks of disease, loss of productivity, or situations in which human disease risk is an important component of the animal health event. These events do not include reportable disease or foreign animal diseases – these would be investigated by the appropriate government authority. At no time does HADIS provide an independent veterinary service, HADIS always works through a primary veterinarian.   While most assessments involve production animals, other species would also be involved.  Examples could include dairy herds, cow-calf herds, feedlots, equine breeding farms or performance units, small animal rescues, wildlife, etc.  There are generally no charges for the professional service, however, there may be charges for the additional diagnostic or analytical work approved by the veterinarian and producer/owner.  Normally, such additional charges would be billed through the referring veterinarian.

Whether you give to one of the school’s identified priorities or to a fund that is personally meaningful, your gift will provide UCVM students with transformative experiences they will carry with them for life.

  • The Equine Health Fund supports equine education, clinical activities, and research efforts within the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
  • The Bovine Health Fund supports bovine education, clinical activities, and research efforts within the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
  • The Companion Animal Health Fund supports companion animal education, clinical activities, and research efforts within the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Student and program support: The UCVM Excellence Fund enables UCVM to support student and faculty activities, increase the quality of academic programs, provide a valuable student experience, invest in new strategic programs and projects, and attract first-class faculty and students.

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Small Animal Clinicians


RArcher

Rebecca Archer, BSc, DVM

Clinical Instructor, Small Animal
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

AAtilla

Aylin Atilla, DVM, MS, DACVS

Associate Professor, Small Animal Surgery
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Soren Boysen, DVM, DACVECC

Professor
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

SChalhoub

Serge Chalhoub, BSc, DVM, DACVIM

Senior Instructor
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

KLiljebjelke

Karen Liljebjelke, BSc, DVM, MSc, PhD,

Assistant Professor, Bacteriology
Ecosystem and Public Health

CMcMillan

Chantal McMillan, DVM, MVSc, DACVIM

Department Head & Senior Instructor
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Julie Menard, DVM, DACVECC

Assistant Professor
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Daniel Pang, BVSc, MSc, PhD, DACVAA, EBVS®

Associate Professor, Anesthesia and Analgesia
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Jessica Pang

Instructor, Anesthesia and Analgesia
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Teresa Schiller, DVM, CCRT, DACVS

Senior Instructor, Small Animal Surgery
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Large Animal Clinicians


Gordon Atkins, DVM

Professor
Production Animal Health

Alyssa Butters, DVM

Instructor, DVLC Academic Liaison
Production Animal Health

Eugene Janzen

Professor Emeritus
Department of Production Animal Health

John Kastelic, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACT

Department Head & Professor
Production Animal Health

Renaud Léguillette, DMV, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVSMR

Professor, Equine Internal Medicine
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Micheal Levy, DVM, DACVIM

Professor, Large Animal Medicine
Production Animal Health

Timothy Olchowy, DVM, DACVIM

Instructor, Bovine Clinical Skills
Production Animal Health

Karin Orsel, DVM, MSc, PhD, ECBHM

Professor, Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases
Production Animal Health

Jennifer Pearson, BSc, DVM, DACT, PhD

Assistant Professor, Bovine Health Management
Production Animal Health

Alfredo Romero, BS, DVM, DACVS

Instructor, Diagnostic Imaging and Large Animal Surgery
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Brielle Rosa, BSc, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor, Veterinary Pharmacology
Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine

Marie-France Roy, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Associate Professor, Equine Internal Medicine
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Services 

Michael Scott, DVM, MCSc, DACVS, DACVSMR

Associate Professor
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Holly Sparks, DVM, MVetSc, DACVS, PHD

Assistant Professor, Large Animal Surgery
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Jean-Yin Tan, DVM, DACVIM-LAIM

Senior Instructor, Equine Clinical Sciences
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Ashley Whitehead, DVM, BSc, DVSc, DACVIM

Associate Dean, Clinical Program
Senior Instructor, Equine Clinical Sciences
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Claire Windeyer, BSc, DVM, DVSc

Associate Professor
Production Animal Health

Diagnosticians


Jennifer Davies, DVM, MVSc, DACVP

Director, DSU & Senior Instructor
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Angelica Galezowski, BSc, DVM, MVetSc, DACVP

Assistant Professor, Clinical Pathology
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Dayna Goldsmith, BSc, DVM, DACVP

Instructor, Anatomic Pathology
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Cameron Knight, BVSc, PhD, DACVP

Associate Professor, Anatomic Pathology
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Carolyn Legge, DVM, MSc, MVSc, DACVP

Instructor, Anatomic Pathology
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Beverly Morrison, DVM

Instructor, Clinical Bacteriologist
Ecosystem and Public Health

Jamie Rothenburger, DVM, MVetSc, PhD, DACVP

Assistant Professor, Anatomic Pathology
Ecosystem and Public Health

Catherine Wagg, DVM, DACVP

Senior Instructor, Clinical Pathology
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Amy Warren, DVM, DACVP

Associate Professor, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Erin Zachar, BSc, DVM, MVSc

Instructor, Anatomic Pathologist
Production Animal Health

Zoological & Mixed Animal Clinicians


Nigel Caulkett, DVM, MVSc, DACVAA

Professor
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Sylvia Checkly, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor, One Health
Ecosystem and Public Health

Darlene Donszelmann, BSc, DVM

Academic Liaison (DVLC) & Senior Instructor
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Bruce Stover, DVM

Instructor, Clinical Skills
Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Douglas Whiteside, DVM, DVSc, DACZM, DECZM

Associate Professor, Conservation Medicine
Ecosystem and Public Health