Professor, Anatomic Pathology and Wildlife Pathology

DVM (Montreal); PhD (Saskatchewan); Dipl. ACVP

Pierre-Yves is Professor of Anatomic Pathology and Wildlife Pathology at the Atlantic Veterinary College and coordinator of the CCWHC for the Atlantic region.

He was born and raised in Québec, he worked in Saskatchewan, Ontario and Alberta, and he has now been in Prince Edward Island for more than 20 years. Pierre-Yves went into veterinary medicine because of his interest in wildlife. He obtained his DVM from the Université de Montréal in 1974 and a Ph.D. in Anatomic Pathology from the University of Saskatchewan in 1981, and he became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in 1995.

Pierre-Yves’ main professional interests include diagnostic wildlife pathology, factors associated with whale stranding events in the Canadian Maritime provinces, animal welfare aspects of trapping and sealing, and a fondness for Northern Gannets.

Research Classification

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Research Interests

  • Wildlife health surveillance (mammals and birds, with emphasis on the marine habitat)
  • Diagnostic wildlife pathology
  • Factors associated with whale stranding in the Canadian maritime provinces
  • Animal welfare aspects of trapping and sealing
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