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Meet the team

Gareth-ArthursGareth Arthurs PGCertMedEd MA VetMB CertVR CertSAS DSAS (Orth) FHEA MRCVS

RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Orthopaedics)

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Clinical affiliations
  • Chairman of the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association
  • Examiner for the RCVS
  • Reviewer for a number of international journals
Clinical interests
  • TPLO surgery and cranial cruciate ligament disease
  • Patellar luxation
  • Minimally invasive fracture management, and joint replacement
 

Nick-Bexfield2Dr Nick Bexfield BVetMed PhD DSAM DipECVIM-CA FRSB AFHEA MRCVS

Clinical Associate Professor in Small Animal Medicine and Oncology

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Clinical affiliations
  • European Specialist in Veterinary Internal Medicine-Companion Animals
  • RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Medicine
Clinical interests

Canine and feline internal medicine, especially hepatology, oncology, endocrinology and emergency medicine.  He is enthusiastic about clinical research and current projects include those in canine hepatology and cancer epidemiology and genetics.

Contact details

Email in the first instance to nick.bexfield@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6508.

 
 
Dr James Breen

Dr James E Breen BVSc PhD DCHP MRCVS 

Clinical Lecturer (part time) in Cattle Health and Production
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Clinical affiliations
  • RCVS Recognised Specialist in Cattle Health and Production
  • Assistant Veterinary Surgeon (Orchard Veterinary Group, Glastonbury)  
Clinical interests
  • Diagnosis and Control of Mastitis in Dairy Herds
  • Monitoring dairy herd health
  • Individual cow and herd medicine and production
Contact details

Email to james.breen@nottingham.ac.uk.

 

MarnieBrennanDr Marnie Brennan BSc (VB) BVMS PhD PGCHE DipECVPH (PM) FHEA MRCVS

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology | Deputy Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine

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Clinical affiliations
  • PhD - disease transmission between cattle farms 
  • Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Public Health (Population Medicine)
Clinical interests
  • Biosecurity and preventive medicine
  • Evidence-based veterinary medicine
  • Epidemiology
Contact details

Email in the first instance to marnie.brennan@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6577.

 
 

Prof Malcolm CobbProfessor Malcolm Cobb MA VetMB DVC PhD MBA FHEA MRCVS

Professor of Comparative Veterinary Medicine
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Clinical affiliations
  • RCVS diploma in veterinary cardiology
  • PhD investigating canine dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Masters in Business Administration
Clinical interests
  • Canine and feline cardiology
  • Veterinary education and clinical decision-making
Contact details

Email in the first instance to malcolm.cobb@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6416.

 

Dr Rachel DeanDr Rachel Dean BVMS PhD DSAM (fel) MRCVS

Clinical Associate Professor in Feline Medicine | Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine

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Clinical affiliations
  • RCVS Specialist in Feline Medicine 
Clinical interests
  • Geriatric medicine and co-morbidity
  • Feline infectious diseases and vaccination
  • Dhelter medicine
  • Evidence-based veterinary medicine
Contact details

Email in the first instance to rachel.dean@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6575.

 
 

Prof Gary EnglandProfessor Gary C.W. England BVetMed PhD DVetMed CertVA DVR DipECAR DipACT FHEA FRCVS

Professor of Comparative Veterinary Reproduction | Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
 
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Clinical affiliations
  • RCVS and European Specialist in Veterinary Reproduction 
  • Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists
Clinical interests
  • Small animal and equine reproduction
  • Small animal and equine diagnostic imaging
Contact details

Email in the first instance to gary.england@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6411.

 

RichardEwers100x120Richard Ewers BSc BVSc CertVR PGCHE DMS MRCVS

Clinical Associate Professor in Small Animal Practice and Diagnostic Imaging
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Clinical affiliations
  • RCVS certificate in veterinary radiology
Clinical interests
  • Small animal diagnostic imaging, particularly radiography and ultrasonography
  • Evidence-based veterinary medicine in first opinion practice, particularly BestBETs
  • Client expectations, attitudes and satisfaction
Contact details

Email in the first instance to richard.ewers@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6641.

 
 

Prof Martin GreenProfessor Martin Green BVSc PhD DCHP DipECBHM MRCVS

Professor in Cattle Health and Epidemiology | Sub-Dean for Research
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Clinical affiliations
  • RCVS Specialist in Cattle Health and Production
  • RCVS Diplomate in Cattle Health and Production
  • Diplomate of the European College Bovine Health Management
Clinical interests
  • Dairy Herd health with a focus on mastitis, reproduction and nutrition
Contact details

Email in the first instance to martin.green@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6438.

 

Mark-Dunning2Dr Mark Dunning MA VetMB PhD CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS

Clinical Associate Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine
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Clinical affiliations
  • RCVS certificate in small animal medicine 
Clinical interests
  • Gastroenterology, haematology and nephrology
  • Evidence based medicine and collaborative research
  • Developing non-invasive methods for disease screening and diagnosis 
Contact details

Email: mark.dunning@nottingham.ac.uk.

 
 

Craig HuntCraig Hunt BVetMed CertSAM DZooMed(Reptilian) MRCVS

RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
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After qualifying from the Royal Veterinary College in 1997 Craig proceeded to work in mixed-species and exotic animal practice in East Sussex for 5 years and then in a small animal and exotic practice in Gloucestershire for a further 3 years before moving to Chine House Veterinary Hospital in November 2005. He obtained the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Small Animal Medicine in 2000 and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2002. In 2013 he obtained the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Diploma in Zoological Medicine and in 2014 he became a RCVS Recognised Specialist in zoo and Wildlife Medicine. His caseload is almost exclusively first and second opinion exotic companion with a roughly equal proportion of avian, reptile and mammal patients. Craig has a wide area of interests including surgery, emergency and critical care in all species and rabbit/rodent dentistry.

 

Dr Jon HuxleyProfessor Jon Huxley BVetMed DCHP DipECBHM PhD MRCVS

Clinical Associate Professor of Farm Animal Production Medicine
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Clinical affiliations
  • RCVS Specialist in Cattle Health and Production
  • European Specialist in Bovine Health Management
Clinical interests
  • Dairy cow health and welfare broadly, and more specifically, endemic disease, particularly lameness and mastitis and the impacts of production and the housed environment on cattle health and welfare
Contact details

Email in the first instance to jon.huxley@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6429.

 
 

Sotirios-KarvountzisDr Sotirios Karvountzis MRCVS

Cattle practitioner
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Sotirios Karvountzis is a cattle practitioner, with main interest in fertility, reproductive and abdominal surgery, semen and bull testing, foot trimming and pathology and farm data analysis.
 

Andrew ParryAndrew Parry MA VetMB CertVDI DipECVDI MRCVS

RCVS and European Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
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Andrew graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1999. After several years in mixed and small animal practice he completed the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2005 and started a residency at the Royal Veterinary College in 2007. He successfully completed the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging diploma examinations in 2010, becoming a European Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging the same year, and becoming an RCVS recognised Specialist in 2012. He worked as a clinical radiologist at Willows Referral Service until 2014, and, after a brief period in academia at the Royal Veterinary College, returned to Willows Referral Service as a senior radiologist in 2015.

Andrew is vice president of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and also advises the RCVS on the Advanced Practitioner programme. He is the module leader for the RVC Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging), and is an examiner for the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging diploma. He is a reviewer for several peer reviewed publications and regularly speaks at national and international meetings. Andrew was chairman of the European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (British and Irish Division) from 2012 to 2014.

Andrew’s research interests include computed tomography angiography and in particular, morphology of portosystemic shunts. He has numerous publications in the field of diagnostic imaging in peer-reviewed journals, and is the author of several book chapters within the field. 

 
 

Chiara PenzoDr Chiara Penzo DVM PhD Dip.ECVIM(Oncology) MRCVS

European Veterinary Specialist in Oncology RCVS | Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Oncology
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In 2009 Chiara was the first to be awarded the title of European Veterinary Specialist in Oncology ECVIM(Oncology) by examination following her small animal internship at the University of Glasgow (2005-2006) and residency training at The University of Edinburgh (2006-2009). From 2009 to 2015 she also offered online multilingual specialist consultations in small animal internal medicine and oncology for UK and Europe.

Chiara is part of the Oncology Team at Willows Veterinary Centre & Referral Service and is passionate about teaching. Alongside her referral clinical activity in small animal oncology, she works as an Honorary Lecturer for the University of Liverpool and is a multilingual specialist lecturer both online and at events in the UK and Europe. Her focus is on postgraduate training in oncology and internal medicine and online education of pet owners and animal carers. Chiara is a member of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM) examination committee.

Chiara lives in the East Midlands with her husband, also a vet, her 2 young boys and wee dog Tosca. Chiara is also a certified seasonal yoga teacher.

 

Ian-SelfDr Ian Self BSc BVSc PGCert Vet Ed FHEA CertVA DipECVAA MRCVS

Associate Professor of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
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Clinical affiliations
  • European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
Clinical interests
  • Anaesthesia simulation
  • Respiratory physiology
  • Pain and the assessment of sedation
Contact details

Email in the first instance to ian.self@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6794.

 
 

RobWhiteProfessor Rob White BSc (Hons) BVetMed CertVA DSAS (Soft Tissue) DipECVS FRCVS

Professor of Small Animal Surgery | Sub Dean for CPD
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Clinical affiliations
  • Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • RCVS Diploma in Small Animal Surgery (Soft Tissue)
  • European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery
  • RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Surgery (Soft Tissue)
Clinical interests
  • All aspects of small animal soft tissue surgery
Contact details

Email in the first instance to rob.white@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 9516356.

 

Dr Mike TargettDr Mike Targett MA VetMB PhD DipECVN FHEA MRCVS

Associate Professor in Veterinary Neurology | Clinical Sub-Dean
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Clinical affiliations
  • European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
Clinical interests
  • Small animal neurology and neurosurgery
Contact details

Email in the first instance to mike.targett@nottingham.ac.uk or telephone 0115 951 6443.

 
 

Our locations

School of Veterinary Medicine

The University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Loughborough
Leicestershire LE12 5RD

Twycross Zoo

Burton Road
Atherstone
Warwickshire CV9 3PX

Vesalius Clinical Training Centre

The University of Bristol
Southwell Street
Bristol BS2 8EJ

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Ruth Readyhoof

CPD Education Centre Manager
School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE12 5RD

t: 0115 9516647
e: Veterinary-cpd@nottingham.ac.uk

 

Veterinary CPD Education Centre

School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

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