ESVIM Oral Abstract Presenters Bio

Amy Bailey

Amy graduated from The Royal Veterinary College in 2015 and spent 5 years in first opinion practice. Working in a busy small animal veterinary hospital in Hampshire, she developed her passion for small animal internal medicine and completed a post graduate certificate becoming an advanced veterinary practitioner in small animal medicine. Amy completed both a small animal rotating internship and internal medicine specific internship at Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists prior to beginning her internal medicine residency (ECVIM-CA) in 2023. 

Kine Bergum Hjellegjerde

Kine graduated from the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science in 2018. She then spent 2 years working at the Blue Star Animal Hospital in Gothenburg Sweden before landing a rotating internship at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists (AMVS) in Hampshire UK. After completion of the rotating internship, she joined the Internal Medicine team and did 6 months as a medicine specific intern before starting her ECVIM residency in small animal internal medicine. Kine is currently a second-year resident at AMVS, one of the leading multidisciplinary referral hospitals in the UK. Kine enjoys all parts of internal medicine but has a specific interest in nephrology, immune-mediated disorders and transfusion medicine.

Emma Shalvey

I graduated from University College Dublin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2020, after completing a degree in Zoology. Following this, I undertook a rotating internship at UCD where my interest in medicine grew. Since then I have completed an internal medicine internship at Highcroft Referrals (now Bristol Vet Specialists) and will commence an ACVIM-SAIM residency at Purdue University in Summer 2023. I enjoy all aspects of internal medicine, and the diversity of cases seen. 

Vincent Leynaud

Currently 3rd year resident in internal medicine at the National Veterinary School of Toulouse (France). I began my residency after a rotating internship in University of Montreal (CHUV of Saint-Hyacinthe), 2 years of specialized intern in medicine at the National Veterinary School of Alfort and 2 years as associate professor in internal medicine at the National Veterinary School of Toulouse.

Sarah Rösch

Dr. Sarah Rösch
Academic Qualifications Veterinary Degree awarded by date 28.03.2012
National registration number other academic qualifications prizes and awardsORCID 0000-0003-0420-963
XResearch on retinal degenerative diseases (Promotion Dr. med. vet. 06.12.2013)Veterinary Specialist for Small Animals (German “Fachtierarzt für Kleintiere” 03.12.2019)Specialist in ear, nose and throat diseases in small animals (German „Zusatzbezeichnung Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenheilkunde“ 01.08.2017) Postgraduate Experience Jobs04.2012 - 31.12.2014 Small Animal Clinic, Dr. A. Herrmann, Mönchengladbach, Germany03.2015 – 15.03.3021 Small Animal Clinic, ENT Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (senior physician), mentor Prof. G.U. Oechteringsince 01.04.2021 Residency Internal Medicine (ECVIM-CA), Small Animal Clinic, University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover, Foundation, Hanover, GermanyResidency Date started: 01.04.2021
Date completed: 31.03.2024
Programme director resident advisor: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Mischke
Clinical supervisors: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Mischke, Dr. Johanna Rieder
ECVIM Registration number 30031"

Marieke Knies

Marieke Knies qualified from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, in 2005. She worked as a general practitioner with a focus on feline medicine for some time and obtained her Membership in Feline Medicine from the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists and her master’s degree in internal medicine from the European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies in 2016. Marieke started her residency in small animal internal medicine at the Utrecht University in 2021, alongside her current part-time job in a large referral centre. Her main interest is feline medicine. 

Jonathan Mochel

Dr. Jon P. Mochel obtained his Veterinary Medical Degree from the National Veterinary School of Alfort (Paris, France). He completed his Doctorate studying Neurosciences in collaboration with the College de France and received the Silver Medal from Paris XII for his work. Dr. Mochel holds a MS in Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics and is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology (ECVPT). He completed his Ph.D at Leiden University (Netherlands), with a focus on the mathematical modeling of the cardiovascular system for optimization of ACE inhibitors dosing schedules in patients with congestive heart failure. He is a founder of the Animal Health Modeling & Simulation Society which aims at promoting the dissemination of mathematical modeling in Veterinary Sciences. Dr. Mochel is a Professor of Systems Pharmacology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Iowa State University and a Fellow of the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He is an ad hoc Study Section Reviewer for the US National Science Foundation, the UK Medical Research Council and the CNRS/INSERM ATIP-Avenir Program. He is currently the President Elect of the European Association of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology and the recipient of the 2022 Research Award from the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. His research pertains to the analysis of (pre)clinical data obtained from spontaneous animal models of human diseases to bridge the knowledge gap between experimental models and patients. He has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed publications in select biomedical journals and is the co-founder of LifEngine Animal Health, a Y Combinator company developing gene editing solutions for canine oncology, and 3D Health Solutions, a platform for efficient drug screening in pharmaceutical research.

Iida Niinikoski

Ms. Iida Niinikoski is a PhD student at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Her PhD project investigates canine sleep-disordered breathing and the inflammatory process associated with it. Alongside research, Ms. Niinikoski works as a small animal clinician.

Sarah Langton

Sarah graduated from Charles Sturt Univerisity in 2015 and first started in mixed practice. Sarah moved to England for two years, where she worked and travelled. After returning home from England, Sarah moved to Perth, where she did an internship at Murdoch University and also did a Diploma of Education. She joined North Coast Veterinary Specialists as an intern and is now a second year ECVIM resident.

Aline Fastrès

Graduated from the University of Liège in 2016, I completed an internship in small animal in the same university. I completed a PhD in internal medicine about the characterization of the respiratory microbiota alterations in canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and the investigation of the association between dysbiosis and lung macrophages activation in that disease before starting a residency program still in small animal internal medicine since 2 years.

Jared Jaffey

Jared Jaffey is an internist and Assistant Professor at Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine located in the United States. His areas of interest include hepatobiliary, infectious diseases, vitamin D, endocrinology, immunology, respiratory tract disorders, and hereditary methemoglobinemia. 

Elodie Rizzoli

Elodie Rizzoli obtained her veterinary degree at the University of Liège in 2020. She then accomplished a year of rotating internship at the small animal teaching hospital of the same university. In 2021, she started a PhD thesis in small animal internal medicine, focusing on canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancers.