2009 Western Veterinarian ConferenceSteven A. Levy, VMD joined Middlesex Community College as the program coordinator of the new veterinary technology program. This program officially launched last semester under Dr. Levy’s leadership.

Dr. Levy is a globally known, highly respected researcher and educator and is considered the premier Key Opinion Leader on Canine Lyme Borreliosis. He holds numerous professional memberships and has received countless industry awards recognizing his expertise, his cutting edge research and his leadership contributions to the veterinary community and beyond.

Students in this highly-selective associate degree program, which is offered in collaboration between MxCC and Pieper-Olson Veterinary Hospital in Middletown, will benefit from Dr. Levy’s 37 years of veterinary experience. Dr. Levy has many years of experience as a clinical veterinarian, as a practitioner of shelter and humane society medicine, and as a Connecticut State Police K-9 Unit Veterinarian.

Dr. Levy received his bachelor’s degree in natural sciences from Bard College, and his VMD from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. He has completed additional studies in laboratory animal medicine and in medical acarology.  Throughout his career he has published numerous research studies in peer reviewed journals, including Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, JAVMA, Compendium for Continuing Education, Journal of Medical Microbiology, Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine and the Merck Veterinary Manual.

Founded in 1966, Middlesex Community College (mxcc.edu) is part of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. In all it does, Middlesex Community College strives to be the college of its community. By providing high quality, affordable, and accessible education to a diverse population, the college enhances the strengths of individuals through degree, certificate, and lifelong learning programs that lead to university transfer, employment, and an enriched awareness of our shared responsibilities as global citizens. MxCC, recently named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, offers more than 50 degree or certificate programs at the main 38-acre campus in Middletown, the downtown Meriden Center, and online.