Veterinary Pathology SAC
Veterinary pathology is the branch of pathology concerned with investigation of disease in animals. Veterinary pathologists further specialise in a diverse range of species groups.
Chair: Professor Roberto La Ragione
- Dr Stephen Cahalan - CPD Advisor / Clinical Lead for Academic Activities (co-opted)
- Dr Joseph Cassidy - Veterinary (Anatomic) Specialty Advisor
- Dr Ronnie Chamanza - Chair of Examiners
- Dr Lou Dawson - British Society of Veterinary Pathology (BSVP)
- Dr Kate English - Veterinary Clinical Pathology Specialty Advisor
- Dr Marvin Firth - Trainee Representative (Veterinary Pathology - Anatomic)
- Ms Fiona Howie - Livestock Pathology & Disease Surveillance
- Dr Kate Hughes - International College Liaison / Research Committee Representative
- Prof Peter Johnston - Vice President for Professionalism
- Dr Pamela Kelly - Curriculum Development Representative
- Dr Shane McGettrick - Veterinary Anatomic Pathology
- Dr Stephen Morley - Head of Pathology School- East Midlands
Celebrating our specialties
Discover more about ongoing developments and key achievements in vetinary pathology in our Bulletin articles.
The key role of veterinary pathology in public health
In this article, SAC Chair Professor Roberto La Ragione explains the vital role of veterinary pathologists and microbiologists in developing a greater understanding of disease processes and treatments that not only help animals, but also humans.
The journey to a greener pathology laboratory
Reducing the environmental impact of pathology laboratories while maintaining high standards is a balancing act that requires further exploration. In this article, we hear from the newly established BSVP Green Team and their work to improve sustainability in veterinary laboratories.
Six decades of advancement in forensic veterinary pathology
In this article, College Fellows, veterinary pathologist Professor John Cooper FRCPath with his wife and colleague, animal lawyer Mrs Margaret Cooper HonFRCPath, discuss the history and development of forensic veterinary medicine, from its beginnings as an unrecognised specialisation to its growing presence in the training and practice of pathologists.