Dr. Greg Keefe
At-Large Director, Region II (Canada)
Dr. Greg Keefe is the Dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island.
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.
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.
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
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.