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E.P. Pope Award

Dr. Grant Maxie,

DVM, Dip Sm An Med, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Director, Animal Health Laboratory, and Co-Executive Director,

Laboratory Services Division, University of Guelph

After completing his DVM at WCVM in 1969, and PhD in Veterinary Clinical Pathology at the Ontario Veterinary College in 1973, Dr. Maxie worked in Kenya investigating the pathology of trypanosomiasis and theileriosis (1974-77).  He has worked on faculty at the OVC (1977-82, tenured associate professor) and as a Veterinary Pathologist (1982-94), and then as Guelph Laboratory Head (1994-97), for Veterinary Laboratory Services of OMAFRA.  He is currently the Director of the Animal Health Laboratory (1997 - ) and co-Executive Director (2007 - ) of the Laboratory Services Division at the University of Guelph.

Dr. Maxie was the editor-in-chief of the Canadian Veterinary Journal (1986 - 1991), and chair of the editorial committee of the CVMA until 1998.  His scientific publications include 10 book chapters and ~50 peer-reviewed articles.  He edited the 3 volumes, and co-authored 3 chapters, in the 5th edition of “Jubb, Kennedy and Palmer's, Pathology of Domestic Animals", published in 2007.  He is a past-president of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) (2007-08), and is a member of the AAVLD Accreditation Committee and chair of the Strategic Planning Committee.  He was the 2011-12 president of the Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network (CAHLN).

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