The European Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine
The European Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Meet the team....

Name
Frederic Billen
Position
President
E-mail address
Description
Dr Frederic Billen graduated from the University of Liege in 2000. He completed an internship and residency training, also at Liege and became an ECVIM Diplomate in 2007. He presented a Masters degree on nasopharyngeal disorders in dogs and cats and subsequently, in 2008, a PhD on canine sino-nasal aspergillosis. He is currently senior lecturer in companion animals internal medicine and is responsible for training of undergraduate students, interns and internal medicine residents at Liège.
Name
Rory Bell
Position
Vice President
Description
Rory graduated from University College Dublin. He completed residency training at the University of Glasgow and was awarded the Royal and European College Diplomas in internal medicine. He was head of medicine and senior lecturer at Glasgow until 2013, when he moved to take up the post of consultant in internal medicine at Dick White Referrals. Since 2016, he has been in charge of the medicine service at Wear Referrals in the Northeast of England
Name
Gerard McLauchlan
Position
Treasurer
Description
After graduating from Glasgow Vet School in July 2006 Gerard undertook an internship at Davies Veterinary Specialists near London. He returned to Glasgow to complete a Residency in Internal Medicine. Gerard became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Sept 2011. He is currently leading the interventional radiology service at Fitzpatrick Referrals in the United Kingdom
Name
Frederique Bernaerts
Position
Secretary
Description
Frederique graduated from University of Liege in 2003. She completed an internship, a one-year research on respiratory diseases and a residency training at the same institution and became ECVIM diplomate in 2012. She is currently senior consultant in companion animal internal medicine at Nordvet, France.
Name
Xavier Roura
Position
Board Member
E-mail address
Description
Dr Roura is a veterinarian at the Hospital Clínic Veterinari (HCV) at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain). Dr. Roura received his DVM in 1989 and then completed an internship at the UAB. He received his PhD in 1999 with the work “Diagnosis of Canine Leishmaniasis with Polymerase Chain Reaction”. He became a Diplomate of the European College in 2004. He has lectured extensively at international conferences, and authored many peer reviewed publications
Name
Katrin Hartmann
Position
Past President
Description
Katrin graduated from LMU Munich. She finished her habilitation (German PhD theses) on "treatment of feline immunodeficiency virus infection" in 1996. From 2001 to 2003, she was a professor at the University of Athens, Georgia, USA. Katrin is Head of the Clinic of Small Animal Medicine of the LMU, and Director of the Centre for Clinical Veterinary Medicine in Munich. She is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

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Rory Bell

Wear Referrals

Bradbury

Stockton on Tees

TS21 2ES

United Kingdom

Tel: 0044 (0)1388 777770

Email: rory.bell@wear-referrals.co.uk

 

 

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