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Emma Hooijberg,BVSc PhD CertGP(SAP) DipECVCP, Associate Professor and Head of Section of Clinical Pathology, Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria

Summary of activities and interests

  • Graduated from Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa with a BVSc in 2001.
  • Spent 6 years in small animal practice in the UK.
  • Completed a residency in Veterinary Clinical Pathology in Vienna, Austria, and became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology in 2012.
  • Worked in academia and a commercial diagnostic lab in Vienna for a further 2 years.
  • Joined the Dept. of Companion Animal Clinical Studies at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria at the end of 2014.
  • Completed PhD investigating various aspects of clinical pathology in the white rhinoceros in 2018.
  • Currently Associate Professor and Head of Section of Clinical Pathology.
  • Involved in management and diagnostic service in the lab, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research.
  • Past post-graduate students: 2 ECVCP residents, 3 Masters-level students, 1 PhD student.
  • Current post-graduate students: 3 Masters-level students, 3 PhD students.
  • 38 publications: ORCID: 0000-0002-4367-799X.
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