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The Team

THE COMMITTEE

President
Carl Bradbrook
BVSc CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS

Carl is an anaesthesia clinician at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists

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Senior Vice President
Prof. Sabine Kastner
Dr med vet MVetSci Dipl ECVAA FTA für Pferde FTA für Anästhesie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie

Sabine is Professor of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at the University of Hannover

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Junior Vice President
Prof. Derek Flaherty
BVMS DVA DipECVAA MRCA FHEA FRCVS

Following graduation, Derek spent 6 years in small animal first opinion practice before undertaking a residency in Anaesthesia at the University of Glasgow. He spent the subsequent 20 years there, progressing to become Head of Service. Derek was awarded a Personal Professorship in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2012, and Fellowship of the RCVS in 2017 for Meritorious Contributions to Clinical Practice. He currently works as a Specialist Anaesthetist at Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists in Hampshire.

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Honorary Treasurer
Paul MacFarlane
BVSc CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS

Paul is Clinical Anaesthesia Lead at the University of Bristol

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Honorary Secretary
Heide Kloppel
Dr med vet CertVA MRCVS

Heide is an anaesthesia clinician at Davies Veterinary Specialists in the UK.

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Membership Secretary
Karla Borland
MA VetMB DipECVAA MRCVS

Karla is joint head of anaesthesia at Anderson Moores

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Committee Member
Mathieu Raillard
Dr med vet DipECVAA MANZCVS

Mathieu is a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at the University of Sydney.

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Committee Member
Attilio Rocchi
Dr.med.Vet DipECVAA

Attilio is a Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the University of Vienna

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Junior Members Representative
Kate Loomes
BVSc(hons) MSc CertAVP(EP) CertAVP(VA) Dip ECVAA MRCVS

Kate undertook an internship and residency in veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at the
University of Liverpool from 2011 to 2015. Upon completion, Kate moved into equine practice in
Yorkshire and became a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
in 2016 before joining the team at Rainbow Equine Hospital in 2017. Kate oversees the general
anaesthesia and standing sedation procedures at the hospital and assists with the intensive care of
hospitalised horses and foals.

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Nurse & Technician Representative
Vicky Ford-Fennah
BSc(Hons) RVN VTS(anesthesia/analgesia) A1 VPAC

Vicky is an Anaesthesia Nurse at Langford Veterinary Services, Bristol.

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Webmaster
Alex Chebroux
DVM DipECVAA MRCVS

Alex is an Anaesthesia Clinician at Davies Veterinary Specialists.

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VAA European Editor-in-Chief
Rachel Bennett
MA VetMB CertVA DipACVAA MRCVS

Rachel became European Editor-in-Chief for Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in January 2019

Meeting ABSTRACT EDITORS

Abstract Editor
Ioannis Savvas
DVM PhD

Ioannis is Associate Professor of Veterinary Anaesthesia at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Abstract Editor
Julia Tunsmeyer
Dr.med.vet DipECVAA

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Accounts

Accounts & Admin
Elizabeth Barrett
Accounts

Many members will be familiar with Liz and her behind the scenes work for the AVA over many years. Liz provides a constant source of information for the treasurer and AVA committee.

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