Stephen LeBlanc is a Professor in the department of Population Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College, and Research Program Director – Animal Production Systems at the University of Guelph. He received a BSc(Agr) in Animal Science from McGill University in 1992, and a DVM (in 1997) and DVSc (in 2001) from the University of Guelph. After five years of private dairy veterinary practice, he joined the faculty at the University of Guelph where he teaches veterinary students and provides clinical farm service. He is a past-president of the Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council and serves as a senior editor for the Journal of Dairy Science. His research focuses on dairy cow metabolic and reproductive health and management. With graduate students and collaborators, this work has resulted in over 160 peer-reviewed papers. He has given invited talks in 20 countries.