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Chris Clark Associate Dean, Academic, Dean's Office | Associate Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Please direct all bookings for Dr. Chris Clark to Shauna Quintin (shauna.quintin@usask.ca or 306-966-7459)

Research Area(s)

  • Cattle lameness, control and prevention of infectious disease, clinical pharmacology


Dr. Chris Clark graduated from the Cambridge University in the United Kingdom and then eventually came to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) for a one-year internship. After one year as a rural veterinarian in the UK, he returned to the WCVM to complete his residency, master’s and PhD degrees in clinical pharmacology.

As an associate professor, Dr. Clark has received numerous teaching awards, including the University of Saskatchewan’s Master Teacher Award in 2016.

He has served as the WCVM’s associate dean academic since 2015. His greatest interest is veterinary education — and cows’ feet.

Academic Credentials

  • BA (Hons), Cambridge University, UK 
  • VetMB, Cambridge University, UK 
  • MVetSc, University of Saskatchewan 
  • PhD, University of Saskatchewan
  • Residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine, University of Saskatchewan  

Research Interests

Dr. Clark's research interests are cattle lameness and the control and prevention of infectious disease. He has a particular interest in clinical pharmacology and is involved in the Canadian gFARAD initiative (Global Food Animal Residues Avoidance Databank). For more information, visit the gFARAD website.


  • Klein KA, Clark C, Allen AL, 2002. "Hypoglycemia in sick and moribund farmed elk calves." Canadian Veterinary Journal, 43(10): 778-781. 
  • Clark CR, Radostits OM, Petrie L, Allen A, 2001. "Toxic effects following the ingestion of a large volume of canola (Brassica napus) oil by dairy cattle." Canadian Veterinary Journal, 42; 721-723.