Louise is a European and Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons recognised Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. She was awarded her Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2003 following a residency at the University of Edinburgh R(D)SVS. She was then part of a large Anaesthesia/critical care team at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket before moving to Davies Veterinary Specialists in Hertfordshire in 2007. In 2014 Louise was awarded an MSc (Distinction) in the Clinical Management of Pain from Edinburgh University and became a Fellow of the RCVS in 2020. She is currently Past President of the Pain Medicine Section Council at the Royal Society of Medicine and has been an invited examiner on the European Diploma examination and Treasurer of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists. Her current interests revolve around raising the awareness of chronic pain in domestic species and improving the evidence base for firstname.lastname@example.org
Julia graduated from the University of Veterinary University Vienna, Austria. Julia completed a general small animal internship and residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, UK and became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2016. In 2017, Julia joined Langford Vets, University of Bristol, as senior anaesthetist and divides her time between the referral hospital and at the Translational Biomedical Research Centre.email@example.com
Graduated from the Veterinary School of Maisons Alfort, France, in 1996, Pr Portier completed a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) thesis in 1997. Over the following 6 years, she worked as an equine practitioner and clinical anesthesiologist in private practice and joined the Veterinary School of Lyon in 2002 as a lecturer in veterinary anaesthesia. She completed a Master of Science (MSc) program (2004) and a PhD thesis (2007) on the effect of oxidative stress and oxygenation on erythrocyte membrane fluidity. She also completed an alternative residency in veterinary anaesthesia (2004-2009), the certificate of Veterinary Anaesthesia (CertVA) in 2006 and became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (Dip ECVAA) in 2010. She get the “Habilitation à Diriger les Recherche” (HDR) in 2012 and has been made a Professor in 2016 (the first professor of veterinary anaesthesia in France).
Pr Portier teaches veterinary anaesthesiology at VetAgro-Sup (Lyon, France) and is responsible for the Research Group in Translational and comparative Analgesia (GREAT) in the CarMeN (cardiology, metabolism, nutrition) laboratory (INSERM U1060, INRA U1397, Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, INSA Lyon, and Charles Mérieux Medical School).firstname.lastname@example.org
After graduating from Edinburgh Fergus spent 30 years in the family-run first opinion practice.
In 2014 he completed the MSc (Clinical Management of Pain), also at Edinburgh, and since then he has developed a referral service offering pain management clinics across Scotland.email@example.com
Michelle qualified in 2006 and spent 11 years in first opinion practice working in a variety of different hospitals including one of the busiest charity and emergency hospitals in the U.K. It was there she gained her emergency and critical care certificate. Michelle then moved to North West Veterinary Specialists where she is the Supervisor Nurse of the Anaesthesia department. She gained a Veterinary Technician Specialist qualification in Anaesthesia & Analgesia in 2019 and currently sit on the AVTAA credential committee. She has a keen interest in emergency anaesthesia and cardiology and thoracic firstname.lastname@example.org
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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 email@example.com