Board members

Dr. Pierre Cadot

Paris, France

Pierre Cadot graduated as Dr. med. vet. at the « Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse” ENVT Université Paul Sabatier de Toulouse France. From 1974 until 2010 Dr. Cadot was the founder and owner of 3 veterinary clinics in France: « Clinique vétérinaire d’Anet », « Clinique vétérinaire Saint-Mathieu de Houdan», « Clinique vétérinaire Europa ». From 1982 until 1991 Pierre Cadot was an active board member of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology. Along with his other achievements, such as being one of the founders of the European Association for Veterinary Specialization in 1990 and the European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies in 1991, Dr. Pierre Cadot founded a non-for-profit organization: WVEPAH (World Veterinary Education in Production Animal Health) in 2010.

Prof. Dr. Gilles Dupré

Prof. Dr. DECVS / Vienna, Austria

Prof. Dr. Gilles Dupré graduated from Maisons-Alfort veterinary school in 1980. Afterwards he was an assistant in the surgical department for 2 years at the same veterinary school in France. Gilles Dupré completed his residency in small animal surgery at the Ohio State University, USA. For 17 years he was the co-head of surgical department of the referral and emergency hospital - “Clinique Frégis” and for 6 years Gilles Dupre was the president of the surgical group of the CNVSPA/AFVAC association (French VÖK). Prof. Dr. Gilles Dupre is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans-Joachim Koch Dr.h.c. DECVD / Birkenfeld, Germany

Diplomat ECVD (European College of Veterinary Dermatology), a.o. Professor University Brno.
Owner of a small animal veterinary hospital (6 veterinarians) in Birkenfeld, Germany, since 1977
Founder and Past-President of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD)
President, European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD), 2001 - 2003
Founder and Board member (board of directors) of the European Association for Veterinary Specialisation (EAVS), since 1991
Founder and Board member (board of directors) of the European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies (ESAVS), since 1991 …

Dr. Elisabeth Müller

Bad-Kissingen, Germany

Dr. Elisabeth Müller went through university training for veterinary medicine in Hannover and graduated there. Further qualification included doctor’s degree and further education certificate (Fachtierarzt) in microbiology. After several years of work in a vet hospital, in university and in a pharmaceutical company she founded a veterinary laboratory and runs that for more than 20 years now.

Prof. Dr. Marc Vandevelde

Prof.Dr. Dr.h.c. DECVN / Berne, Switzerland

Marc Vandevelde graduated as Dr. med. vet. at the university of Gent, Belgium in 1971. He received post-graduate training in comparative neuropathology and neurology in Belgium, Switzerland and the US until 1979, when he obtained a faculty appointment at the school of veterinary medicine in Bern, Switzerland. In 1985 he became a full professor and head of the institute of comparative neurology at this university. He was dean of the veterinary faculty of Bern 1994-96, head of the Swiss national and OIE reference lab for spongiform encephalopathies 1991-2000   and head of the department of clinical sciences from 2000-2005. He was the first president of the European society for veterinary neurology in 1987 and diplomate of the respective college in 1995.

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