Infectious Equine Diseases
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Date: Wednesday 13th October 2021
Talk by Richard Newton BVSc MSc PhD DLSHTM DipECVPH FRCVS. After graduating in Veterinary Science from Liverpool University in 1991 and working in mixed practice, Richard joined the Epidemiology Unit of the Animal Health Trust in 1994.
Since completing a Masters in Communicable Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in November 1998 he has worked on the epidemiology of grass sickness, EIPH and equine infectious diseases, including equine viral arteritis, influenza and strangles.
He completed his PhD on the epidemiology of equine infectious respiratory disease in 2002 and in 2003 was awarded both the Diploma of Fellowship from the Royal College Veterinary Surgeons and became a de facto Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Public Health.
Richard was Director of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance at the Animal Health Trust. Since the closure of the Animal Health Trust, Richard has been retained by the UK Thoroughbred industry in providing disease surveillance and control functions.
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