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Marcel Drint

Marcel graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Science (Utrecht University) in 1999 and started as general practitioner before he moved to New Zealand in 2004 to work for a large dairy practice. After he returned to The Netherlands he became a partner in the 13 vet Nijkerk Wellensiek practice called central Netherlands. He is now responsible for the dairy section of the Nijkerk Wellensiek practice and his main interests are herd health management, housing and hoof health.

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Gerben Meerema

Gerben graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Science (Utrecht University) in 2000 and and worked for several dairy practices before he became a partner in a practice called West Betuwe.

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Jan Lievaart

Jan Lievaart graduated in 2000 from the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Utrecht University and worked for two years as a practitioner in a dairy cattle practice. In 2002 he returned to Utrecht University to teach, deliver services from the ambulatory clinic, and complete a master in Veterinary Epidemiology and a PhD on udder health. In 2007 he joined the veterinary program at Charles Sturt University in Australia, first as lecturer and from 2010 as a senior lecturer in epidemiology and head of the discipline group “Production animals and Epidemiology”. From 2007 to 2011 he was also a part time  research fellow of the EH Graham Centre, which is an innovative agricultural research centre and an alliance between Charles Sturt University and The Department of Primary Industries in New South Wales, Australia. Since the end of 2011 he is an adjunct senior lecturer of Charles Sturt University and works from The Netherlands on various research projects in The Netherlands and Australia and (co)supervises a number of PhD students in The Netherlands, Pakistan and Australia. His main interests are herd health programs, young stock rearing and lameness.

For a complete Curriculum Vitea please click the following link CV Jan Lievaart

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