Hugh received a Master’s degree in Veterinary Medicine (Jilin, China), a Master’s degree in microbiology (Ottawa), and a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Science (OVC, Guelph). Hugh joined the AHL in 1997 as a Veterinary Molecular Biologist, then a Veterinary Microbiologist. He supervises the sections of Molecular Biology, Mycoplasmology, Fish testing and Honey Bee testing. Hugh’s focus is on the molecular diagnosis of infection of fastidious microorganisms.
Hugh is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pathobiology, OVC. He is an internal assessor of ISO-17025 and AAVLD accreditation. He enjoys photography, hiking, cycling and swimming.