World Buiatrics Congress 2016 (WBC 2016) Contact WBC 2016
The World’s Premier Cattle Health Congress
July 3rd - 8th 2016 Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Peter D. Constable BVSc(Hons), MS, PhD, Dipl.ACVIM, Dipl.ACVN (Honorary), MRCVS

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Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Dr. Constable obtained his veterinary degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 1982. He has worked as an agricultural animal veterinarian in Australia and mixed animal practitioner in England. Dr. Constable completed an ambulatory internship and food animal medicine and surgery residency at The Ohio State University in the USA and obtained MS and PhD degrees from the same institution in 1989 and 1992, respectively. He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, and received an Honorary Doctorate (Docteur Honoris Causa) from the Université de Liège in Belgium in 2011.

Dr. Constable has co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and over 30 book chapters. He is the editor, co-editor, or co-author of 4 books, including the upcoming 11th edition of Veterinary Medicine, a textbook of the diseases of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, and goats, and is currently serving on the editorial board of three journals. Dr. Constable’s main clinical and research interests include acid-base physiology, fluid and electrolyte therapy, shock, calf diarrhea, internal medicine, surgical conditions of the bovine abdomen, biostatistics, pharmacokinetics, and the cardiovascular response to endurance training. Dr. Constable is sought after as a speaker and has given scientific and continuing education presentations in more than 20 countries. In January 2014, Dr. Constable assumed new responsibilities as Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

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