Dr Jenna Richardson (BVM&S Dip ECZM (Small Mammal) FHEA MRCVS)

Senior Lecturer and Veterinary Clinician

Background

Jenna graduated from Edinburgh's Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in 2008 and initially spent several years working as a veterinary surgeon in general mixed practice.  After returning to Edinburgh in 2012, Jenna completed a Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Rabbit, Exotic Animal and Wildlife Medicine and Surgery.

Jenna became a European College of Zoological Medicine Specialist in Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery in 2019.  She is also a Specialist of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery. 

Jenna has written several book chapters on a variety of different exotic animal species and has co-authored a book on Rabbit Medicine and Surgery.  She regularly lectures throughout the UK to veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and students.  Jenna is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy and in 2017 was awarded the Edinburgh University Student Award (EUSA) for 'Best Teacher in Veterinary Science'.

Qualifications

Bachelors in Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, University of Edinburgh

European College of Zoological Medicine - Specialist in Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery

Royal College of Zoological Medicine - Specialist in Small Mammal Medicine and Surgery

Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Responsibilities & affiliations

Senior Lecturer and Senior Veterinary Clinician 

 

Undergraduate teaching

Lecturer and Practical Demonstrator:

Year 1

Professional & Clinical Skills 1

Year GEP

Animal Health, Welfare & Food Safety

Professional & Clinical Skills GEP

Year 2 

Animal Health, Welfare & Food Safety 2

Professional & Clinical Skills 2

Year 4

Integrated Clinical Course: Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery

Year 5

Final Year Rotations

Student Selected Component 2

Postgraduate teaching

Lecturer:

MSc - Rabbit Medicine

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