Director of Aquatic Veterinary Research, Freshwater Institute
Chris is a licensed veterinarian in the state of West Virginia, a certified aquatic veterinarian with the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association and a member of the World Aquaculture Society. He joined The Freshwater Institute in 2007. Since then, his research has focused on improving the sustainability of the aquaculture industry through enhancing the health and welfare of farmed fish, with recent emphasis on Atlantic salmon grown to market size in closed containment water recirculation facilities.
He is involved in peer-reviewed and industry publications, lectures at conferences and workshops, and frequent interaction with government, industry, and private non-profit stakeholders.
Chris earned his Ph.D., D.V.M. and M.Sc. from the Ontario Veterinary College and previously earned his B.Sc. from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.
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