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Alex German

  • Reader in Small Animal Medicine
  • BVSc(Hons) Phd CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Medicine (Internal Medicine) and EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal (Internal Medicine)

Alex German qualified, with honours, from the University of Bristol in 1994. After two years in mixed practice he returned to Bristol to undertake a PhD, and then a residency in small animal internal medicine. He moved to the University of Liverpool in October 2002, where he currently holds the position of Royal Canin Reader in Small Animal Medicine. He became a Diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in September 2004, and a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Recognised Specialist in Internal Medicine in 2006. His clinical and research interests include gastroenterology, and comparative obesity biology.

Clinical Interests

  • Internal medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Obesity biology
  • Evidence-based medicine

Teaching Responsibilities

  • BVSc Curriculum Director
  • Organiser of internal medicine residency programme
  • Lectures on animal husbandry, clinical nutrition, nephrology, and internal medicine

Research Interests

  • Obesity biology
  • Internal medicine
  • Evidence-based medicine