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Alex German

  • Professor of Small Animal Medicine
  • BVSc(Hons) Phd CertSAM DipECVIM-CA SFHEA FRCVS RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Medicine (Internal Medicine) and EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Alex German holds the position of Royal Canin Professor of Small Animal Medicine at the University of Liverpool.  He qualified with honours from the University of Bristol in 1994, and completed his PhD at the same institution in 2000.  He is a Diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Recognised Specialist in Internal Medicine, a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Internal medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Obesity biology
  • Healthy aging science
  • Evidence-based medicine

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Chair of academic quality, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
  • Lectures on animal husbandry, clinical nutrition, internal medicine (gastroenterology) and evidence-based medicine
  • Also lectures to BSc Bioveterinary Science students about obesity biology and evidence-based medicine