Dr. Michael Doherty is Dean and Head of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies in the School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin. He is a Diplomate and former President of the European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM). Michael is also the only European Specialist in Sheep Health in the Republic of Ireland recognised by the European College of Small Ruminant Health Management (ECSRHM).A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, his background is in cattle and sheep practice, including a period at the University of Glasgow's Teaching Unit. Prof. Doherty has managed many funded clinical research programmes, including studies of herd health in conventional and organic Irish dairy herds and he led the UCD clinical team on an EU-funded programme on TSE surveillance. An Executive Member of Animal Health Ireland (AHI) and former Chair of the AHI Technical Working Group on the control of BVD, he is currently involved along with UCD colleagues in the promotion and development of national dairy herd health programmes in Ireland and online delivery of postgraduate education in dairy herd health. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Open-access Irish Veterinary Journal within BioMed Central. Dr.Doherty is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE), representing Region 1 countries (Ireland, UK, Netherlands).
- MRCVSRoyal College of Veterinary Surgeons UK
- OtherUniversity of Edinburgh
- MVMUniversity College Dublin
- PhDUniversity College Dublin
- Dip. ECBHMEBVS, IrelandBovine Health ManagementOther
- Dip. ECSRHMEBVS, IrelandSmall Ruminant Health ManagementOther
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