Dr. Christine Theoret


Dr. Christine Theoret is a full professor in the Département de biomédecine vétérinaire at the Université de Montréal.


Professor Theoret received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Université de Montréal in 1991 and completed an internship program in equine medicine and surgery at the same institution in 1992. She then undertook a joint residency/MSc program in large animal surgery at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan (1992-1995). She became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1997. In 2000, Dr. Theoret received her PhD degree in Surgery, studying the molecular mechanisms that govern over-scarring in horses at the University of Saskatchewan in Professor John Gordon’s laboratory (research director : Dr. Spencer Barber ; co-director : Dr. John Gordon).


Subsequently, Prof Theoret began an academic career at the Faculté de médecine vétérinaire (Université de Montréal) where she teaches veterinary anatomy to undergraduate students enrolled in the DVM program. She founded the Comparative Veterinary Tissue Healing Laboratory in 2002, with financial assistance from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies (FQRNT).


Prof Theoret has been the recipient of a variety of awards including the Université de Montréal’s prize for teaching innovation in 2014; the Pfizer/Carl J. Norden distinguished teacher award in 2001-02, 2005-06 and 2011-12; the prestigious Université de Montréal teaching prize (assistant professor category) in 2003-04 and the 2002-03 teaching prize from the student chapter of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association.


Prof Theoret has consulted and served on the advisory boards of a variety of biotech companies as well as national and international societies and associations, including a term as President of the Veterinary Wound Management Society


Prof Theoret has been guest speaker at a number of international conferences and scientific meetings (see conferences).


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