Contact Information

Phone: 517-355-6570


Veterinary Medical Center - South Building (Wings F - G)
784 Wilson RD, Room G-369, G-360
East Lansing, MI 48824


  • DVM, Louisiana State University, 1981
  • PhD, Michigan State University, 1990
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)

Research Interests

  • Heart Failure; Electrophysiology
  • Safety Pharmacology
  • Arrythmia Risk Assessements

Dr. Olivier received his veterinary medical degree from Louisiana State University. He started his MSU faculty career as an instructor/clinical intern in 1981 and became a diplomate of the ACVIM (Cardiology) in 1985. He completed two clinical residencies here, then graduate studies in the MSU Department of Physiology. He is currently a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, where he serves as a veterinary clinical cardiologist and physiologist. He also served as chairperson of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences from 2016 to 2021 and interim co-director of the Veterinary Medical Center from 2020 to 2021.

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