it expires 2022 COVID-19 pandemic under control, in this context, animal health recompiles some appointments and recognition Highlights of the year for professionals in the animal health field. Of course, these are only a few examples, as there are many professionals in this field, who may be acting along these lines because of their career and worth.
And it is, although it remains to be seen whether Lessons that this zoonosis has left They are finally reflected in the health policy of Spain and the role of veterinarians in the field of public health seems to be taking steps.
Thus in this 2022 many Veterinarians are occupied Positions of responsibility in the field of health, clear examples Ophelia Gimenowho has been appointed Secretary of Public Health of the Valencian Community, and julio manezWho holds the position of general director of public health of the same community.
Beyond strictly health status, other veterinarians hold relevant positions in the organization charts of autonomous communities. is a matter of jose carlos gomez vilmandoscurrent councilor of the University and Innovation of Andalusia, and librado carrascowho has become the general director of the Research Plan for the Autonomous Community.
With the renewal of government in Andalusia, Villamandos’ arrival also coincides with the departure of another vet from the regional government, jose maria de torres, who has left his position as Director General of Public Health and Drug Regulation. After completing his term, the region wanted to thank him for his work and the vet has received several awards for his work, including ‘V of Gold’ College of Veterinarians of Malaga.
But this year’s appointments and recognitions are not just limited to the political sphere, but have also happened movement in veterinary institutions and in companies in the animal health sector.
so the vet Ana Rodriguez Castaño elected president of Association of National Veterinary Corpsis changing maria joseph luesoSo the collaboration continues with a woman at the helm.
On the other hand, the Conference of Deans of Veterinary Faculties of Spain This year it is chaired by console ceresthat replaces mite martin For the control of this institution of the university environment.
The deans of some faculties have also been renewed in this area. manuel lopez badger Elected as the new Dean of the Veterinary Faculty of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (uab) why manuel hidalgo pretoAs Dean of Veterinary Medicine of Cordoba (uco, except, maria teresa carbajo has renewed his position as Head of the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Lyon (ule,
For his part, the vet olga mingvezwho has been placed this year as head of the risk assessment service at the Ministry of Health of Castilla y León, has become third woman to enter But Academy of Veterinary Sciences of that autonomous community.
In the educational field, there have been other important beliefs, such as joaquin goyachehas been appointed academic Royal Academy of Doctors of Spainand the vet jesus usonrecognized by Spain’s National Academy of Medicine,
Other cross beliefs between doctors and veterinarians include doctors Pedro Guillenpioneer of arthroscopy in Spain, and Christopher BeldaDirector of the Carlos III Health Institute, who this year took his position as Honorary Academician of the Royal Academy of Veterinary Sciences of Spain (crows,
The scientific landscape has also had its episodic moments, as has been the case Veterinary researcher Guadalupe Sabiowho has received extremadura medal For his contribution to understanding some of the factors of obesity.
Guadalupe Sabio Bozo, Javier I. Martinez and Ophelia Gimeno
New Faces in the Animal Health Industry
For its part, the animal health industry has gone through processes of change in 2022. One of the most relevant has been the departure of the CEO. msd animal health in Spain and Portugal, juan carlos castillejowho will be Helena Lanz who accepts the challenge of running this leading animal health company.
Along the same lines, the Spanish vet pilar molina has been appointed general manager of the Spanish subsidiary of the animal health company Veerbach, thus taking over the baton from his predecessor, enguerand dubois,
Another face who has occupied important positions in this field is David Sanchezthat this 2022 has been appointed General Director of the Catalan Cooperative of Reference in Animal Nutrition cotechnicHappening Antonio Vallswhich has been in charge since it was founded 40 years ago, which earned him recognition from the Generalitat of Catalonia for his career with the Presidente Macia Karya Medal.
On the other hand, this year Javier I Martinez has become the new CEO of Royal Canin to Spain and Portugal, taking from carlos-andres lunaHe will now hold the position of Chief Customer Officer, Royal Canin Europe.
At European level, Veterinary Rosa Carbonell Elected President of the European Companion Animal Feeding Association (i bite,
In addition to renewing some of their positions, this 2022 companies want to recognize the daily work of veterinarians. is a matter of Leti Pharmawho chose the young vet Alicia Minaro as its winner III Clinical Case Competition Focused on the areas of leishmaniosis, allergy or general dermatology. A moment that the professional took advantage of to claim the importance of transferring the clinical work and ongoing training that veterinarians do every day to society.
in 2022 Elanco Along with this the recognition of veterinarians has also increased. First edition of ‘OA Clinical Case Contest’ In which he rewarded the work of 10 veterinarians in the field of osteoarthritis: Jordi Fontanet, Juan Moreno, Daniel Rojo, Lago González, Daniel de la Cerda, Santi Ferris, Juan Diego Rojo, Maria Mercedes Comes, Miguel Ángel Lor and Marta Pla.
same way this year vetoquinol Spanish vet awarded €50,000 scholarship for clinical study of motility in cats jose maria carillo and his research team from the Cardenal Herrera CEU University in Valencia.
also, zoetis In 2022, the work of veterinarians in the rural world was again recognized, the trajectory of the veterinarian was rewarded Rachel Rocawhich was made with previously recognized livestock award in women From Animal Health Co.
Jose Maria de Torres, Alicia Minaro and Manel Lopez Bejar
First edition of Animal Health Awards
However, not only do the companies want to thank and recognize the hard work of veterinarians, but in 2022 the medium wants to engage and support these professionals with the first edition of the Animal Health Awards. First National Award for Animal Health in Spain,
were the winners pole launchPresident of the Scientific Network for Animal Welfare (CIBA), which won the Animal Welfare Award; gaspar rosDean of the Veterinary School of Murcia, who won the Food Safety Award; why juan francisco borregoGraduated in Veterinary Oncology from the American College of Internal Medicine, who was awarded the Companion Animal Award.
simultaneously, from Delia LakaThe Director of the Ruminant Clinical Service (SCRUM) of the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Zaragoza won the Production Animal Award; Julia VergaraA researcher from IRTA-CReSA Animal Health Laboratory wins Veterinary Research Award; why Leena WallThe Scientific Officer in the Animal Health team at the European Food Safety Authority was shortlisted for the Young Talent Award.
Felipe VilasThe President of the Madrid College of Veterinarians wins the Professional Career Award; Antonio FernandezDirector of University Institute of Animal Health and Food Safety IUSA-ULPGC Receives Sustainability Award; And this Council of Galicia (Represented by the Minister of Rural Affairs, jose gonzalez), won the Public Administration Award.
At the end, beatriz muñozThe Deputy Director General of Animal Health and Hygiene and Traceability of the Ministry of Agriculture was awarded the Public Health and Award Cristina MunozCoordinator of the National Plan against Antibiotic Resistance in Animal Health (PRAN), with the first Premio One Health from Spain.