The University of Surrey is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Christopher Proudman, MA, Vet MB, PhD, Cert EO, FRCVS, as the founding Head of its new School of Veterinary Medicine.

Professor Proudman joins the University of Surrey from the University of Liverpool where he has held numerous managerial and leadership roles in the School of Veterinary Science, the wider University and in external partnerships. Previous roles include Head of Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, membership of the Senior Management Teams of the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Institute of Translational Medicine, and Chair of Cheshire West and Chester's Rural Regeneration Stratgy Board. Professor Proudman has been an equine clinician and clinical teacher for over 20 years. His current research focus is in the area of equine gastrointestinal health and disease, and he has recently undertaken research on behalf of the Horseracing Betting Levy Board, veterinary charitable trusts and the Egyptian Government.

In announcing Professor Proudman's appointment Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Professor Lisa Roberts commented: "I'm delighted to welcome Chris to the University of Surrey to lead the delivery of our exciting new vision for our School of Veterinary Medicine. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a strong track record of research and leadership, and I very much look forward to working closely with him in the development of the new School."

Professor Proudman is expected to commence work at Surrey in early September.

 

(Source: surrey.ac.uk)