Grant M. Maxie

Adjunct Faculty - Animal Health Laboratory, University of Guelph   |   DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP | Director AHL


DVM, Dip Sm An Med, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

     Grant Maxie was born and raised in southern Alberta. After graduating with his DVM from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, he completed an internship in small animal medicine and a PhD in clinical pathology at the Ontario Veterinary College. Following 3 years working in Kenya on a trypanosomiasis research project, he joined the faculty at the OVC as an anatomic pathologist, teaching cardiovascular and urinary pathology. After moving to the Veterinary Services Laboratory of OMAFRA in Guelph, he became board-certified in anatomic pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. He served as a veterinary pathologist and then as Guelph laboratory head for VLSB. He is currently the Director of the Animal Health Laboratory and co-Executive Director of the Laboratory Services Division at the University of Guelph.

     Pursuing an interest in scientific editing, Grant was the editor-in-chief of the Canadian Veterinary Journal, has published extensively, and edited and co-authored chapters in the 5th and 6th editions of “Jubb, Kennedy and Palmer's Pathology of Domestic Animals". He is a past-president of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD), volunteered for many years as an assessor on the Accreditation Committee, and is the current editor-in-chief of the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. Grant coached minor soccer and minor hockey in Guelph, and stays actively involved in agriculture as a part-time farmer.


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