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Dr. Alexander El Warrak appointed as Assistant Director, Research Support and Development

Friday, August 22, 2014

Dr. Alexander El Warrak has been appointed to the role of Assistant Director, Research Support and Development, in the department of Animal Care and Veterinary Services.

Alex obtained his Veterinary degree at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, his master's degree at the Federal University of Santa Maria and his PhD at the University of Zurich. In addition, he received his Diploma in Laboratory Animal Medicine from the Ontario Veterinary College, and completed his residency in small animal surgery at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Alex comes to us from Intervivo Solutions/Vivicore Inc. in Toronto, where he served as Director of Animal Welfare and Senior Scientist. He has also held roles at UHN and Sick Kids in Toronto, and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Montreal Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

His wealth of experience will serve to maintain the department's strong focus on research support and development.

Please do not hesitate to contact Alex with any of your research questions or concerns at, or at 519-661-2111, ext. 82564.