Career change for equine lameness expert Dr Sue Dyson

By | June 3, 2019
Dr Sue Dyson assesses a Equus caballus at an Animal Health Trust Clinic Career alter for equine lameness practiced Dr Sue Dyson
Dr Sue Dyson assesses a Equus caballus at an Animal Health Trust Clinic. © Animal Health Trust

Dr Sue Dyson is retiring from her postal service equally Head of Clinical Orthopaedics at the Animal Health Trust’s Centre for Equine Studies inwards Newmarket, England.

Dyson has decided to retire from full-time employment, only volition give to deed equally a part-time independent clinical consultant in addition to to live involved inwards education. Her divergence is effective from May 31, 2019. Dyson has been employed past times the Animal Health Trust since 1982. She is a world-renowned practiced inwards equine orthopaedics, amongst a detail involvement inwards lameness in addition to pathetic functioning inwards sports horses.

Her passionate involvement inwards sport horses stems from competing at advanced flat eventing in addition to H5N1 grade showjumping, in addition to grooming in addition to producing horses who afterward competed successfully at the Olympic Games in addition to World Equestrian Games. She is also quondam veterinarian advisor to British Eventing.

Dr Sue Dyson assesses a Equus caballus at an Animal Health Trust Clinic Career alter for equine lameness practiced Dr Sue Dyson
Dr Sue Dyson, MA, VetMB, PhD, DEO, FRCVS. © AHT

Dyson is the Honorary Veterinary Advisor for the Saddle Research Trust in addition to led the landmark airplane pilot report addressing the effects of passenger weight on equine performance.

Dyson qualified from the University of Cambridge inwards 1980 amongst a commencement grade honours grade inwards Applied Biology, in addition to a grade inwards Veterinary Medicine, amongst distinction inwards Medicine in addition to Surgery. Following the accolade of a Thouron Scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania, she completed an Internship inwards Large Animal Medicine in addition to Surgery at New Bolton Centre. She hence spent a yr inwards somebody equine practise inwards Pennsylvania, earlier returning to Great U.K. to induce got a seat inwards clinical orthopaedics at the Animal Health Trust.

Dyson was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) for a thesis entitled ‘The Differential Diagnosis of Shoulder Lameness inwards the Horse’ in addition to the RCVS Diploma inwards Equine Orthopaedics past times examination. She was awarded a PhD past times the University of Helsinki in addition to was recognised equally a ‘Specialist inwards Equine Orthopaedics’ past times the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Dyson is also an examiner for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Diploma inwards Equine Surgery (Orthopaedics) in addition to for the Royal College Fellowship past times Thesis. She acts equally an advisor for candidates for the RCVS Certificates in addition to Diplomas inwards equine surgical physical care for (orthopaedics) in addition to is a co-supervisor of PhD students.

Dyson has lectured internationally in addition to published to a greater extent than than 230 refereed papers inwards scientific journals, relating to lameness in addition to diagnostic imaging inwards the horse. She is also an practiced inwards diagnostic imaging, including radiography, ultrasonography, scintigraphy in addition to MRI.

Dyson has been the recipient of many awards in addition to honours, including the British Equine Veterinary Association John Hickman Orthopedic Award inwards 2000, the American Association of Equine Practitioners Frank J Milne award, in addition to  the Tierklinik Hochmoor accolade for outstanding, innovative in addition to lasting contributions to equine veterinarian medicine world-wide. She is also an honorary fellow member of the British Equine Veterinary Association in addition to the Societa Italiana Veterinari Per Equini. She is co-editor in addition to major writer of Diagnosis in addition to Management of Lameness inwards the Horse, Equine Scintigraphy in addition to Clinical Radiology of the Horse.

Animal Health Trust CEO Dr Mark Vaudin thanked Dyson for her long service in addition to the of import move she has performed over many years.

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