Executive Board EVDC
Member @ Large
Examinations Committee EVDC
Rachel graduated as a veterinary surgeon from Edinburgh University and entered small animal practice where she soon developed an interest in small animal dentistry. Since 2010, her clinical practice has been limited to small animal dentistry and oral surgery; providing clinical referral work, continuing education and consultancy services. In 2012 she became a member of the dentistry chapter of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists by passing the small animal dentistry and oral surgery examination. In 2016 she passed the European Veterinary Dental College Board examinations to become a Diplomate and EBVS ® European Veterinary Specialist in veterinary dentistry. She was granted RCVS Specialist status in 2017. She now sits on the Executive Committee of the European Veterinary Dental College as Member At Large, and is also on the Examination Committee.
Rachel has lectured nationally and internationally and published original research and review articles in journals, textbooks and on-line platforms, and is regularly involved in on-line and in-house teaching for under- and post-graduate vets and nurses across the country. She also regularly tends to the oral health of zoo and sanctuary animals, and has treated bears, cheetahs, tigers, snow leopards, lemurs, a fossa, leopard, gibbon, vicuña, gorilla, red panda and binturong. In her spare time she enjoys competing in and coaching triathlon and has represented Great Britain at age-group level in the ITU World Triathlon Championships.