David Kelton, University of Guelph

Professor Guelph, Ontario dkelton@ovc.uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 54808

Bio/Research

Prof. David Kelton holds the DVM, MSc and PhD degrees, all from the University of Guelph. He is a professor of veterinary epidemiology and the Dairy Farmers of Ontario Dairy Cattle Health Research Chair in the Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. H...

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Bio/Research

Prof. David Kelton holds the DVM, MSc and PhD degrees, all from the University of Guelph. He is a professor of veterinary epidemiology and the Dairy Farmers of Ontario Dairy Cattle Health Research Chair in the Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. He is also a member of Scientific Committee of the Canadian Bovine Mastitis and Milk Quality Research Network, the Canadian Representative to the International Dairy Federation Standing Committee on Animal Health and Welfare, and President of the National Mastitis Council.

Kelton teaches dairy cattle health and management in the undergraduate, graduate and professional curriculum and is a member of several local, provincial and national working groups dealing with dairy cattle health and animal disease surveillance. He has co-authored more than 200 manuscripts in refereed journals. His research interests include paratuberculosis (Johne’s Disease), bovine mastitis and bovine lameness, with a focus on their detection and control in dairy herds and their impacts on health, productivity and welfare.


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