Professor at Ghent University Belgium
DVM, PhD, Dip ECEIM, Assoc. Member ECVDI
Head of the Equine Cardioteam, Head of the Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine.
I graduated from Ghent University, Belgium, in 1992 and have worked at Ghent University, Department of Large Animal Internal Medicine, ever since. In 2001 I finished my PhD on “Atrial pacing and experimental atrial fibrillation in equines”. In 2004 I became ECEIM Diplomate and in 2011 Associate Member of ECVDI. In 2015 I received the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) award for ‘Clinical Research’ (Liverpool, UK) and in addition the prestigious Merial Applied Equine Research Award for outstanding research regarding ‘Advances in Equine Cardiology’, awarded by the WEVA.
My major interests are in the field of Equine Internal Medicine, cardiology (arrhythmias, electrophysiology, cardiac pacing, electro-anatomical mapping, echocardiography, TDI, 2D ST, biomarkers), vascular diseases and thoracic and abdominal ultrasound.