At-Large Director, Region II (Canadian Colleges)
Dr. Greg Keefe is the Dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island.
Dr. Keefe has been a faculty member at AVC’s department of Health Management for more than 20 years. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Guelph, and his Master of Science degree from UPEI.
A Professor of Dairy Production Medicine, he is one of AVC’s foremost researchers, educators, and professional service providers. He has received numerous teaching and research awards, including the Norden Distinguished Teaching Award and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Award for Advancement of Large Animal Medicine in Canada.
Dr. Keefe is a respected mentor to veterinary and graduate students. In partnership with his graduate students and collaborators, he has published 120 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and an equivalent number of conference proceedings. He is the founder and director of Maritime Quality Milk, a program for milk quality and disease surveillance research, and leads numerous regional and national research projects.
Dr. Keefe was named Innovation PEI Research Chair in Milk-based Diagnostics and Information Technology Applications by the Province of Prince Edward Island, a role he relinquished when he became Dean. As Dean of AVC, Dr. Keefe is leading a management team focused on the strategic renewal of the College’s teaching, research, and service programs.