Education

Residency in Large Animal Medicine at Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine. 2013 – present

  • Emergency and Critical care of Large Animals; Horses, cattle, camelids
  • Evidence based applied equine medicine
  • Developing skills within clinical research
  • Teaching of veterinary students

PhD in Health Sciences at University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences in collaboration with the Structure & Motion Laboratory at the Royal Veterinary College. 2009 – 2013. 

  • Research profile, Structure & Motion laboratory and Equine hospital RVC, UK:
  • Developing objective quantification methods for assessing equine ataxia
  • Researching interactions between sensorimotor control and clinical signs
  • Diagnostic value of current clinical and paraclinical diagnostic tests
  • Evidence based applied equine medicine

DVM & cand.med.vet University of Copenhagen, LIFE, 2005

5 months clinical externship (exchange student), Washington State University, US, 2005;

  • Equine Internal Medicine (4wks), Small Animal Internal (Referral) Medicine (2wks), Equine Referral Hospital & Surgery (2wks), Advanced Radiology and Ultrasound (4wks), Clinical Anaesthesiology (2wks)

1 month clinical externship University of California Davis, US, 2005

  • Equine Referral Hospital

Key Skills

Evidence Based Medicine

  • Passion for understanding pathophysiology in a clinical setting, applying the problem-oriented medial record and integration of physical examination and diagnostic tests
  • A genuine interest in the evidence behind the diagnosis and treatment of each patient

People skills

  • A resident’s role is fundamental within the hospital team environment where interns, nurses, residents, technicians and senior faculty all work together closely. In particular, well being of the patient and owner satisfaction are highly dependent on this successful and coherent team effort. Throughout my career – whether I’m working with the horse owner or staff, I have strived to promote and perfect excellent communication so that I may appreciate and understand the intensions and needs of others.

General equine medicine

  • In depth understanding of the needs of horse owners and referring veterinarians through 3.5 years in ambulatory and referral practice
  • Compassionate about animal welfare and informed client co-decisions

Science

  • Perseverance in problem solving and researching literature
  • Broad equine, gait and sensorimotor control knowledge and understanding
  • Data analysis and data processing of large datasets and mixed statistical models
  • Rigorous planning and execution of experimental design
  • Extensive experience in R and MATLAB scripting for automation of data analysis
  • Understanding of the importance of networking and collaborations

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