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Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin

Professional Qualifications

Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Surgeons, Dipl.ECVS
Member of Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, MRCVS
RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery, CertSAS


John graduated from University College Dublin in 2006 and began his career in mixed practice. He completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at the University of Glasgow and subsequently took part in a research study at Michigan State University. John moved to Edinburgh in 2009, completing a Residency in Small Animal Surgery in 2013. He was awarded the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery (CertSAS) in 2012.

He worked as a Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery at University College Dublin from 2013-2016. He became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (Dipl.ECVS) in 2015 and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

John returned to Edinburgh in 2016 becoming a Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Orthopaedics. He is academic head of the REPAIR [Royal (Dick) Edinburgh Physiotherapy, Assessment & Intensive Rehabiliation] Centre. 

Research outputs

  1. Developing Millers Pyramid to Support Students’ Assessment Literacy

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Treatment and outcomes of fractures in rabbits

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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Research activities & awards

  1. Veterinary Record Case Reports (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

  2. Northern Ireland Young Vets Network

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  3. Cork Veterinary Clinical Society Meeting

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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