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Jon Huxley BVetMed, DCHP, DipECBHM, PhD, MRCVS

Jon Huxley was raised on the family dairy farm on the north Wales border and graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1995. After four years in commercial farm animal practice, he completed a PhD on mastitis and then worked at Bristol Veterinary School, before becoming one of the first staff members at the University of Nottingham’s new Veterinary School in 2006. He was awarded the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Certificate in Cattle Health and Production in 2000 and the RCVS Diploma in 2005. In 2006, he became a diplomat of the European College of Bovine Health Management and an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Cattle Health and Production. He is currently Professor of Cattle Health and Production and co-leads the large Dairy Herd Health team working at Nottingham. The group has over 20 clinical and research members, holds >£4m of current funding and prides itself in delivering world class solutions for a sustainable dairy industry. His personal interests are in the endemic diseases of dairy cows, particularly lameness and mastitis, and the impacts of production and the housed environment on cattle health and welfare.

(Institution: University of Nottingham, UK)

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