Gregory Boivin

July 31, 1962 - August 11, 2017

Dr. Gregory Boivin was born in Seattle, Washington on July 31, 1962.  He graduated from University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1984 and Washington State University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1989.  Dr. Boivin completed his residency at University of Missouri from 1989-1992.  He moved to Cincinnati in 1992 and worked for University of Cincinnati until 2008 as Director of the Division of Comparative Pathology.  In 2008 Dr. Boivin accepted a position with Wright State University as Professor for Department of Pathology, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of Laboratory Animal Resources.  Dr. Boivin was also the Veterinary Medical Officer for the Cincinnati VA Medical Center.

Dr. Boivin’s research was focused on colon cancer and tendon repair.  He was a strong advocate for AALAS and for the humane care and use of animals used in research to improve human and animal health. He was well known as an outstanding comparative pathologist, veterinary scientist and collaborator with almost 150 scientific publications.

Dr. Boivin will always be remembered for his love of the outdoors, sports and the University of Washington.  He will also be remembered for his quirky sense of humor, smile and love for his family.  He will forever be missed by his two children, Jordan, Kayla and his fiancé Pam, his father, Dan, and his two sisters Donna and Diane. Together we will always be #BoivinStrong!

Give in memory of Gregory Boivin and help keep his passion alive through the AALAS Foundation.   

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