Short biography:

Urška Ravnik DVM, PhD graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2005. She started working as a veterinarian at the Small Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Faculty, University of Ljubljana, in 2006. In the same year, she continued her education with a PhD program in Biomedicine at the University of Ljubljana focusing on the pathogenesis and immune response in dogs naturally infected with the Anaplasma phagocytophilum bacterium under the mentorship of professor Nataša Tozon, while still working as a veterinarian at the Small Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Faculty, University of Ljubljana. She was awarded her PhD in 2012.
Urška has been appointed as an Assistant at the Veterinary Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her main field of work has been in internal medicine, infectious diseases and ophthalmology of dogs and cats. She has been involved in working with students and giving lectures in education program for veterinarian clinicians.
Urška has been elected FECAVA Director for Slovenia from her national association SZVMZ in 2018 and has intended FECAVA meetings ever since. The same year she became a member of FECAVA CVBD group, contributing her scientific knowledge in the field in achieving goals of the group.

Contact:
urska.ravnik.verbic@vf.uni-lj.si

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