Stakeholders Summit
May 8-9 | Kansas City, Missouri

Speakers

Michelle Calvo-Lorenzo, PhD

Chief Animal Welfare Officer
Elanco Animal Health

Building a Culture of Care

Dr. Michelle Calvo-Lorenzo is the Chief Animal Welfare Officer for Elanco Animal Health and joined Elanco in 2015 as an expert in livestock welfare. In her current role, Michelle leads discussions and develops strategies related to animal welfare, with a focus on the areas of research, communication, guidance, and innovative services to the livestock industry, practicing Veterinarians, public, and Elanco’s customers and employees. Michelle graduated with a Master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in 2008 and 2012, respectively.  Prior to joining Elanco, she was an Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University and developed a research and teaching program centered on livestock behavior and welfare. Working within the industry and academia over the past decade, Michelle is proud to work alongside hard-working producers, packers, industry representatives, academics, and veterinarians every day. She strives to have a positive impact on livestock welfare and enhance its role in sustainable agriculture.

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