Hockley, Dr. Duncan
Dr. Duncan Hockley, who is originally from Saskatchewan and a 1992 graduate of the WCVM’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, has returned to his alma mater as director of the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre.
Dr. Hockley brings a broad range of experience in private veterinary practice, the animal health industry and in veterinary research. Through his previous roles, he has had the opportunity to visit veterinary colleges and hospitals around the globe.
After graduation, Dr. Hockley spent five years as a veterinarian and co-owner of a mixed animal veterinary clinic in southern Saskatchewan. His interest and expertise in bovine embryo transfer techniques led to international opportunities and new roles in the animal health industry as a veterinary researcher and senior leader for several animal health companies.
Dr. Hockley’s experience includes research and development on products and services for large animals as well as companion animals.
Reporting to the WCVM dean, Dr. Hockley will be responsible for administering the WCVM’s veterinary medical facility that serves as Western Canada’s referral centre and offers the latest diagnostic and treatment options for animal health care.