ESVIM Abstract Presenters Bio

Reinhard Hirt 

Graduated from Vetmeduni Vienna 1993. Since then working at Internal medicine, small animals. 1995 implementation of an endoscopy unit at the clinic for Internal medicine, small animals. 2003 Assistent ProfessorInternal medicine, small animals. 2003 board certified Diplomate ECVIM-CA (IM). 2010 Habilitation "New insights in lung function of dogs and cats". 2010 ao. Univ. Prof. Internal medicine, small animals. Interests: respiratory disease, gastrointestinal disease, endoscopy

Aline Fastrès

Graduated from the University of Liege in 2016, I completed an internship in small animal in the same university. Since 2 years, I'm involved in a PhD in internal medicine which is about the characterization of the respiratory microbiote alterations in canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and the investigation of the association between dysbiosis and lung macrophages activation in that disease.

Megan Grobman

Megan Grobman is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with special interests in respiratory medicine, dysphagia, and respiratory biometrics. She completed specialty training, and a masters degree at MU and will complete her PhD focusing on novel diagnostics and therapeutics for aerodigestive disease in June 2019. She recently accepted a position at Auburn University where she will continue her work on aerodigestive disease.

Jared Jaffey

Jared Jaffey was raised in Florida in the United States of America. He is currently an assistant professor at Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine. He obtained his internal medicine training at the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center. His scholarly interests include the immunologic effects of vitamin D, methemoglobinemia, gallbladder mucoceles, and pulmonary hypertension.

Bryn Jones

Bryn graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2014 before spending 4 years in a small animal hospital in South West Wales. After completing a rotating internship at the RVC, he is due to start an ACVIM Internal Medicine Residency at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists in July 2019. His professional interests include immune-mediated and infectious diseases, urology and feline medicine.

Nikita de Laet

Nikita De Laet is currently an internal medicine intern at Pride Veterinary Centre in Derby, UK. She graduated from vetschool in 2017 at the University of Ghent. After graduation she did a rotating internship at the University of Ghent. In September 2018 she started her specified medicine internship at Pride Veterinary Centre that she will finish in September 2019.

Anne Ebelt

Anne Ebelt received her veterinary degree from the Justus-Liebig- University Giessen, Germany. Since the beginning of 2018 she is employed at Laboklin, a laboratory for clinical diagnostics. Her main focus is hematology and clinical chemistry.

Filippo Ferri

Filippo Ferri graduated in Veterinary Medicine in 2010 at the University of Parma - Italy. From 2010 to 2012 he attended the Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology service of the same Faculty. In 2012 he completed a visiting period at the Diagnostic Imaging Service of the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals Royal Veterinary College and at the Service d'Imagerie Medicale at the Faculty de Medecine Vetarinaire de l'University de Liege. In 2013 he started and completed a one-year rotating internish and subsequently a 3-years residency program in Internal Medicine at the Istituto Veterinario di Novara (Italy), where he is currently working. In March 2017 he successfully passed the certifying examination for the ECVIM-CA board and became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Roberto Rabozzi

Roberto Rabozzi graduated as Dottore in Medicina Veterinaria (DMV) with the highest score from University of Teramo-Italy in 2002. After various training programs and visiting periods in referral private institutions and academic institutions, in 2004 he started to work exclusively in anaesthesia and ECC in a private referral institution in Italy. Between 2004 and 2008 he spent 100% of his working time in anaesthesia and ECC practice, working at least 45 hours week. In 2009 he started teaching anaesthesia and ECC courses for continuing professional education providers in Italy (SCIVAC, PERFORMAT) and since 2016 he became a lecturer in the post-graduate courses in anaesthesia and critical care at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pisa and at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Naples. In 2012 he got the lecturer position in Statistical Analysis and Research Methodology (University of Chieti). From 2012 he is the chief of anesthesia ECC department of the CVRS Policlinico Veterinario Roma Sud, one of the biggest referral institutions in Italy with more than 20.000 patients hospitalised every year and 1.200 patients accepted in ICU every year. In 2018 he has been invited lecturer in anaesthesia and ECC at the University of Padua. In the 2019 he passed credentials for ECVECC examination by interim process. He has authored 23 publications indexed in Medline as first author or co-author both concerning human medicine as veterinary medicine and he is a national/international speaker in anaesthesia, emergency and critical care.


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