Inge Wijnberg


 The Netherlands   

European & KNMvD Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine

Inge graduated in 1990 'with merits' from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Before this, she studied in the United States between 1988-1989 achieving additional Doctorate grades in Zoo Animal Medicine (Brookfield Zoo, Illinois), Medical Services (Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Radiology) and Equine Medicine and Surgery (University of Missouri), as well as an extra doctorate grade for Postdoctoral grade Veterinary Medicine. After working in private mixed practice and for Prof. Dr. A.D.M.E. Osterhaus at the Dept. of Immunobiology RIVM, Bilthoven in 1993, Inge started a residency in Equine Internal Medicine at the Dept. of Large Animal Internal Medicine in 1995. In 1996 she did a ten-week preceptorship in equine cardiology, echocardiography and general ultrasound at the University of Pennsylvania supervised by Prof Dr. Virginia Reef. In 2000, Inge became a Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine (KNMvD) and was awarded a PhD in May 2002 on the topic of 'The diagnostic possibilities on EMG needle examination in the horse'. In 2001 she became Art. 9 officer (laboratory animal officer). In 2004 Inge was registered as a Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and in 2005 she obtained a BKO (basic qualification in teaching) from Utrecht University. Since 2003, Inge has been working as Assistant Professor of Equine Internal Medicine in the Dept. of Equine Sciences at Utrecht University. Inge has published over 49 scientific manuscripts and over 30 proceedings as first author. Areas of expertise and special interest are: cardiology, neuromuscular disorders/clinical neurophysiology and neonatal intensive care.