Dr. Cristina Taulescu:

– Cristina graduated from the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca in 2015 and in 2020 defended her doctoral thesis in the field of biomaterials and tissue regeneration. Her interest in ophthalmology began in 2016, when she undertook her first externship in veterinary ophthalmology in Vienna, Austria.

– Between 2016-2022, Cristina took several ophthalmology externships in some faculties and private clinics in Portugal, Israel, England, Italy and Switzerland. Throughout this period, she was involved in numerous research projects, which materialized in scientific articles published in international journals and annually at the European Congress of Veterinary Ophthalmology. Her main field of interest is corneal analgesia and anesthesia.

– In 2021 Cristina completed an internship in ophthalmology at the Visionvet clinic in Bologna, Italy, under the guidance of Dr. Crasta Manuela, Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ECVO). Later, she returned to Romania and created Oftalvet, an exclusive veterinary ophthalmology service, dedicated to all animal species.

Dr. Mălina Filipaș:

– Mălina graduated from USAMV Cluj-Napoca in 2014 where she spent 2 years working in the department of anaesthesia. She then moved to the United Kingdom where she spent several years in general practice before undertaking an anaesthesia internship at a busy private referral hospital.

– Mălina is currently in her third year of residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia at the University of Cambridge. She is particularly interested in the management of chronic pain in dogs and cats and the use of loco-regional anaesthesia.

Dr. Akash Alexander:

– Akash graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 2016. He spent two years in general practice before undertaking a rotating internship and then a surgical internship.

– Akash is currently a final year resident in small animal surgery at the university of Cambridge. His special interests include airway and minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Rose Tallon:

– Rose graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2014 before completing a hospital internship at Donnington Grove. She then spent some time in first opinion equine practice before beginning a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the Royal Veterinary College in London, during which time she also completed a Masters degree.

– After she passed her board examinations to become a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), Rose returned to Donnington Grove shortly after.

– Rose enjoys all aspects of internal medicine.

Alexandra Mureşan:

– A graduate of FVM Cluj Napoca, Dr. Alexandra Mureșan has decided since her studies that internal medicine of horses is her preferred field.

– After a PhD in the field of systemic inflammatory response syndrome in adult horses, she completed an ECEIM residency at VetMedUni Vienna (alternative form) with multiple rotations in various reference clinics in Switzerland, UK, Israel.

– She is currently a lecturer in the Internal Medicine Department FVM Cluj, where she is in charge of the English and French line students and devotes time to scientific research, especially in donkeys.

– In her spare time, she loves spending time with her daughter and loves the mountains in all seasons.

Dr. Ovidiu Roșu:

– Ovidiu finished veterinary medicine in 2008 at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Bucharest. In 2009 has received the Romanian Ministerial scholarship to attend the Conservation Medicine Module provided by the Veterinary Medicine University Vienna.

– In 2010 Ovidiu worked for International Animal Rescue in Indonesia as a clinician in a wildlife rehabilitation center.

– Since 2011 works for Four Paws International in different wildlife/feral animal rescues and population management projects.

– Starting with 2012 he developed the Birth Control Program for the feral horses of Letea Sandbank

– Danube Delta, Romania. In 2018 he received his PhD with the thesis ”Reproductive management of the feral equine population of Letea Sandbank – Danube Delta”.

– Ovidiu participated in several international animal rescue and disaster relief missions (Gaza Stip 2016, Irak 2017, Indonesia earthquakes 2018, Romania- Queen Hind capsize ship 2019).- Currently, works for ARCA – (Four Paws’s collaborator) in projects involving wildlife and farm animal management and rescue, providing medical care for animals from disadvantaged communities, and organises safe animal rescue trainings for first responders in Romania.

Dr. Lucia Bel:

– Dr. Lucia Bel graduated from FMV Cluj-Napoca and in 2010, she then continued her PhD studies at the same institution, where she now teaches General Surgery (Lecturer) and is the coordinator of the NAC (New Companion Animals clinic).

– During the past year, Dr. Bel has gained knowledge in Exotic animals medicine and surgery by following the ‘Master in Exotic, zoo and wildlife medicine and surgery’, in Milan, Italy and participating in a ECZM residency (Herp/Alternate path).

– She is also very interested in small animals soft tissue and minimally invasive surgery and has taken various ESAVS and other courses and also participated in many International Conferences.