Ogilvie Bio

Dr. Timothy Ogilvie

At Large, Representing Region IV (Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean)

Dr. Timothy Ogilvie is the dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University in Grenada. Previously, he served on faculty at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (1985-2014).

He served as AVC's dean from 1998-99 and as chair of the Department of Health Management from 1990-98. During this time, he also co-directed the university's Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Ogilvie joined AVC after serving as director, Animal Industry Services Branch of the Prince Edward Island (PEI) Department of Agriculture and Forestry. He earned his DVM and MS degrees from the University of Guelph. After graduation, he was employed in private practice. 

He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).

Dr. Ogilvie’s past appointments include: president of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) (1991-92); president and chair of the board for the Charlottetown-based biosciences company, AVC Inc. (1998-2005); chair of the Canadian Faculties of Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine (2006-07); board member and vice-president of the Canadian Network Centre of Excellence-AquaNet (2001-05); and director and chair of the board for Genome Atlantic (2000-06). He is a member of the Canadian Veterinary Reserve and a recent appointment to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s Ministerial Advisory Board.

Dr. Ogilvie is a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Medal (2012). In 2011, he was awarded the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) President’s Award for dedication and contribution to the CVMA. Also in 2011, Ogilvie was awarded the PEI Veterinary Medical Association Veterinary Leadership Award. In 2014, Ogilvie was conferred the degree Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) by the University of Guelph and, in 2016, was granted life membership (Lifetime Achievement Award) by the CVMA.

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