Speakers

VetPD

Katrin Voelter

Dr. med. vet, PhD, Dipl.ECVO


 Switzerland   

European Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology


Katrin graduated from vet school in Munich (Germany) in 2005. She then started to work in the Musculoskeletal Research Unit of the University of Zurich (Switzerland) where she completed her doctoral thesis in 2007. After almost 3 years of working as a veterinarian in a small animal referral clinic in Switzerland, she moved to Ivory Coast where she worked as a general vet in Abidjan. From 2011-2014 Katrin completed her alternate residency training program of the European College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland and Paris, France. Katrin passed her ECVO Board Exam in 2015 and is working at the Teaching Hospital at the University of Zurich as Deputy Head of Veterinary Ophthalmology. She has completed a PhD at the Graduate College of Bern, Switzerland with a focus on treatment of uveitis. Katrin has published several clinical articles in peer-reviewed journals and lectures regularly at national and international courses/conferences on veterinary ophthalmology.