Joanna Dukes-McEwan
Joanna Dukes-McEwan
Professor of Veterinary Cardiology
Small Animal Teaching Hospital, University of Liverpool

Joanna is Professor of Veterinary Cardiology at the University of Liverpool Small Animal Teaching Hospital, where she has worked since 2004. Most of her time is within the clinics, providing a referral cardiology service, leading a team of three other lecturers and three residents following the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Companion Animals (ECVIM-CA) cardiology residency training programme. Joanna has also worked at the University of Glasgow, her alma mater and the University of Edinburgh, where she did her PhD researching familial dilated cardiomyopathy in Newfoundland dogs, which was followed by a post-doc position. Joanna has also worked in general practices in Hereford, Canterbury and Glasgow over her career. Joanna holds the UK Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology and is a Diplomate of ECVIM-CA (Cardiology). Joanna enjoys teaching, inspiring the next generation of veterinarians and veterinary cardiologists. Joanna is active in clinical research and she is the author or co-author of over 80 publications in peer-reviewed literature. Joanna was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2017 for meritorious contributions to clinical practice. Joanna is currently Chair of Cardiology in the ECVIM-CA executive committee.

Qualifications: BVMS(Hons) MVM PhD DVC DipECVIM-CA(Cardiology) FRCVS