Infectious Diseases

A graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), Dr Renwick also holds an MSc in Epidemiology from the Department of Population Medicine at the OVC. While at the Health of Animals Laboratory in Guelph, he designed and conducted collaborative epidemiological studies including an investigation of E. coli in humans and dairy cattle. After working for several years in Animal Health Risk Assessment for the federal government, he accepted a position as Chief of Science and Tech at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, later being selected as Director of Animal Health Laboratory Services. Dr. Renwick coordinated the National Avian Influenza Surveillance Network, and was project manager on foreign animal disease diagnostic test development in CFIA where he has been Director of Animal Health Science Foresight and Intelligence and Senior Advisor, Strategic Science Engagements. 

Articles by this writer

November 2015  |  Magazine

Veterinarians work on the interface between humans and animals and therefore play a major role in mitigating such disease threats.