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Find out more about our staff in the School of Veterinary Medicine.

Meet the team

Head of School

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Professor Kamalan Jeevaratnam

Head of School of Veterinary Medicine, Professor in Clinical Physiology

Senior Management Team

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Dr Martha Betson

Head of Department, Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Parasitology

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Professor Peter Cockcroft

Head of Veterinary Education

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Shona Louise McIntyre

Head of Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences; Senior Teaching fellow, small animal medicine

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Dr Giovanna Nalesso

Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Biology, Director of Research, School of Veterinary Medicine

Sophie Mitchell

Acting Head of Veterinary Partnerships and Animal Resources

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Dr Sharmini Julita Paramasivam

Senior Teaching Fellow (Veterinary Training Coordinator), Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Jonathan Cooper

Technical Services Manager

Aimee Roussos

Business Operations manager

Academic staff

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Dr Ilknur Aktan

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomy

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Dr Sarhad Alnajjar

Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology

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Dr Susan Armstrong

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Research

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Dr Amin Asfor

Lecturer in Virology and Immunology

Dr Emily Auger

Lecturer in Professional Skills

Professor Nick Bacon

Professor of Surgical Oncology

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Dr Christopher Basu

Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomy

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Dr Giulia Beraud

Lecturer in Clinical Veterinary Practice

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Dr Martha Betson

Associate Professor in Veterinary Parasitology and Head of Department

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Dr Hannah Bolland

Surrey Future Fellow

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Professor Mark Chambers

Professor of Microbiology and Disease Intervention, Head of Section and Animal & Plant Biology

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Dr Umer Chaudhry

Research Fellow - Molecular Parasitology

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Professor Peter Cockcroft

Professor Production Animal Medicine and Education

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Dr Francesca Marie Contadini

Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health

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Professor Alasdair Cook

Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health

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Dr Alissa Cooper

Lecturer in Equine Clinical Practice (Maternity Cover)

Joana Crisostomo

Lecturer in Veterinary Surveillance and Investigation

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Dr Olukayode Daramola

Lecturer in Veterinary Sciences and Education

Hannah Davies

Veterinary Clinical Teaching Fellow

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Dr Inaki Deza-Cruz

Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health

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Dr Anjan Dutta

Senior Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Dr Charlotte Edling

Research Officer (Molecular Biology)

Dr Megan Edwards

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

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Dr Abel Bulamu Ekiri

Lecturer in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

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Kate English

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Pathology

Dr Catherine Finnegan

Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine

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Professor Noel Fitzpatrick

Professor of Veterinary Orthopaedics

Dr Anita Wen Guo

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

Dr Anita Wen Guo

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

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Dr Martin Hawes

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Dr Hayley Hickling-Peters

Lecturer in Production Animal Medicine

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Dr Lisa Holbrook

Lecturer One Health-One Medicine (Non-Communicable Disease)

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Dr Teresa Hollands

Senior Lecturer (Veterinary Nutrition)

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Professor Daniel Horton

Associate Dean Research and Innovation (FHMS), Professor of Veterinary Virology

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Lucy Jerram

Teaching Fellow in Veterinary Clinical Sciences

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Henri Kodilinye-Sims

Teaching Fellow in Veterinary Clinical Practice (Production Species)

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Professor Roberto La Ragione

Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Head of the School of Biosciences

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Robert Lawrence

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

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Dr Diane Lee

Impact Acceleration Account and KE (MRC & PhD/ECR) Manager

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Dr Holly Lenaghan

Lecturer in Equine Clinical Studies

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Dr Joy Leng

Research Fellow

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Dr Rebecca Lewis

Senior Lecturer in Physiology

Esther Lingard

Lecturer (B) in Animal Health and Husbandry

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Alison Livesey

Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery

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Alison Livesey

Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery

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Dr Giovanni Lo Iacono

Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics/Epidemiology

Huijun Long

Research Fellow in Molecular Microbiology

Hanna Machin

Lecturer in Anaesthesia

Dr Charlotte Maile

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Sciences

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Dr Denise Marston

Lecturer (Veterinary Virology and One Health)

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Dr Charlotte Sophia McCarroll

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Preclinical Sciences and Education

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Shona Louise McIntyre

Head of Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences; Associate Professor, small animal medicine

Dr Jai Mehat

Lecturer (B) in Molecular Bacteriology

Karen Moore

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

Karen Moore

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

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Neerja Muncaster

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

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Dr Giovanna Nalesso

Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Biology, Director of Research, School of Veterinary Medicine

Cecilia Nettleton

Veterinary Clinical Teaching Fellow / Deputy Head of Partnerships and Animal Resources

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Dr Oluwole Oni

Lecturer in Intensive Animal Health and Production

Professor Mark Pallen

Vice-Chancellor's Fellow; Consultant Medical Microbiologist

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Dr Aurore Poirier

Research Fellow B in Molecular Microbiology and Science Communication Officer

Dr Paul Pollard

Associate Professor & Director of Clinical Training

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Jennifer Porter

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

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Dr Joaquin Prada

Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology

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Professor Christopher Proudman

Professor of Veterinary Clinical Science

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Dr Alison Prutton

Teaching Fellow in Equine Clinical Practice (Equine Lead)

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Emma Robertson

Lecturer B in Veterinary Clinical Practice

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Dr Issa Robson

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Prctice

Sian Rosser

Veterinary Clinical Teaching Fellow (small animal)

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Professor Clare Rusbridge

Professor in Veterinary Neurology

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Priya Sharp

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Skills

Lilly Shepherd

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

Lilly Shepherd

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

Dr Ioannis Smyrnias

Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Sciences

Dr Ioannis Smyrnias

Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Sciences

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Luisa Soares

Lecturer in Production Animal Medicine

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Professor Falko Steinbach

Professor of Veterinary Immunology

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Dr Dynatra Subasinghe

Associate Dean Education Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Clinical Practice

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Rebecca Swan

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice (Maternity Cover)

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Emma Tallini

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice

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Dr Emma Taylor

Surrey Future Fellow

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Damian Valle

Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Practice (B)

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Dr Andrew Wales

Research Fellow

Rebecca Warner

Lecturer in Veterinary Education and Training

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Professor Tony Whetton

Professor of Translational Biosystems

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Jack Whitehouse

Research Fellow in Equine Microbiology

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Professor Sarah Wolfensohn

Professor of Animal Welfare

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Dr Mirinda van Schoor

Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine

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Dr Arnoud van Vliet

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Microbiology

Postgraduate researchers

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Muhammad Abbas

Postgraduate researcher (PGR)

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Ali A. Aburigh

Postgraduate Research Student

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James Adams

Postgraduate Research Student

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Mahbod Entezami

Postgraduate Research Student

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Francisco Evangelista

Postgraduate Research Student

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Sara Healy

Postgraduate Research Student

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Bonn Lee

Postgraduate Research Student

Mia Mohammed

Postgraduate Research Student

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Dr Jennifer Routh

Lecturer in Veterinary Education & Training

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Rahme Safakli

Postgraduate Research Student

Visiting staff

Dr Umer Chaudhry

Visiting Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Huijun Long

Visiting Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Professional and Technical Service Staff

  • Claire Gotto - Director of Veterinary Partnerships
  • Sophie Mitchell – Acting Director of Veterinary Partnerships
  • Jessica   Atkinson-Brown - Veterinary Partnerships Manager
  • Claire Gunner – PA to Head of School
  • Sarah Scull – School Administrator and PA to Head of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • Rachel Broughton – School Administrator and PA to Head of Comparative Biomedical Sciences
  • Jae Kingswell – Pathology Case Coordinator
  • Charlotte Harmer – Receptionist and Faculty Admin
  • Jonathan Cooper -Technical Services Manager
  • Kate Reid - Senior Laboratory Technician
  • Amelia Stubbs Senior Laboratory Technician
  • Kamran Quereshi - Laboratory Technician
  • Chloe Tait - Laboratory Technician
  • Maria Mahon - Senior Clinical Skills Technician
  • Sophie Turner - Clinical Skills Technician
  • Nate Doble - Clinical Skills Technician
  • Clare Casey-Simmons - Large Animal Clinical Skills Manager
  • Anna Ware - Large Animal Technician
  • Emma  Leete - Large Animal Technician
  • Tom Hussey - Post Mortem Manager
  • Ollie  Lonsdale - Senior Pathology Technician
  • Nicholas Hudson - Senior Pathology Technician
  • Katy Walker - Pathology Laboratory Manager
  • Ella May - Senior Histology Technician
  • Emily Tubb - Senior Anatomy Technician
  • Michael Chaplin - Senior Anatomy Technician
  • Luc Leake - Assistant Anatomy Technician
  • Lindsay Maguraushe - Assistant Anatomy Technician
  • Ian Oliver - Assistant Anatomy Technician