Salvador Climent Peris
Professor Emeritus at the University of Zaragoza since 2012 Graduate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Zaragoza, 1969. Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Embriology since 1982. He has completed terms at the Anatomy Departments of the Faculties of Medicine at the University of Zaragoza, Madrid Complutense University and the Free University of Brussels, the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Toulouse, and the Animal Biology Department at the University of Clermont-Ferrand (France). He has been actively involved in the set-up and development of CCMIJU in Cáceres since 1986, taking part in the design, preparation and selection of appropriate animal models for the specialisation courses in minimally invasive surgical techniques taught at the school.
Rafael Latorre Reviriego
Professor of Veterinary Anatomy, obtaining his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1990 from the University of Murcia. He has completed terms at the University of Milan (Italy), Davis (California, USA) Cambridge (UK), Tennessee (USA) and London (UK). A large part of his activity has focused on the clinical anatomy of the locomotion system, in particular significant contributions in the form of anatomy atlases and books, as well as scientific papers published in prestigious journals, mainly relating to image diagnosis of joint conditions. His involvement in the development and teaching of anatomical plastination techniques as a tool for working in clinical anatomy has led him to hold the position of Vice President of the International Society for Plastination.
Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the National University of the Northeast, Corrientes (Argentina). Graduate in Veterinary Medicine and training as a tutor at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich (Germany). Diploma from the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS). Assistant Professor of Surgery at the School of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover (Germany). Assistant Professor of Surgery and Ophthalmology at the Ludwig- Maximilians University in Munich. He has published a number of books and over 100 scientific papers. He has also given countless international conferences around the world.
José Luis Vérez-Fraguela
Graduate and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Extremadura (UEX). Teaching and research assistant at the Department of Surgery at UEX. Research assistant at the Experimental Surgery Unit at the University Hospital of A Coruña (CHUAC). Assistant at the Department of Animal Medicine and Health at UEX. Scientific advisor in veterinary orthopaedics for CCMI Jesús Usón. He has completed terms at Universities in Europe, the USA and Japan. He received the National Research Prize in 1998. He was also granted a European Patent in 2011. He has completed a number of different subsidised research projects, and is a scientific reviewer and member of the scientific and organising committees for a range of different courses, conferences and talks. He has written over 70 publications including books, essays and original papers, and has given countless conferences, talks and courses.
Francisco Miguel Sánchez Margallo
Scientific Director for CCMIJU in Cáceres. Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Extremadura, speaker and director for over 450 national and international training activities, for the practical training of surgeons and other healthcare professionals. He is the author of over 120 publications in scientific journals and over 70 further publications on minimally invasive surgery. With over 10 published books, he has also contributed to over 40 further publications in several languages. He has been involved in over 430 national and international scientific conferences in the field of minimally invasive procedures and surgical technology. He has supervised 12 Doctorates and tutored 4 international Doctorate students, and has directed or taken part in over 70 RDI projects, including European and business projects, as the author of over 10 patents. He is currently a member of several national and international associations relating to health, surgery and health technology, and is a reviewer and member of the editorial committee for different international journals.
Javier Sánchez Fernández
Graduate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Extremadura, he is currently writing a thesis in the field of the assessment and optimisation of health training programmes. He has worked as a quality consultant and accredited trainer for many years. He is an assessor for the Commission for Continuous Professional Development for Healthcare in Extremadura and also works with the School of Health Sciences in Extremadura. As a Training Coordinator and Quality Manager for CCMIJU in Cáceres, he has taken part in over 700 training activities and the assessment and supervision of over 7000 healthcare professionals in 17 countries. He is a founder member and Secretary of the Spanish Association for Minimally Invasive Veterinary Medicine and sits on the scientific committees for a number of symposiums and conferences, both national and international.
Diego Celdrán Bonafonte
Graduate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Extremadura. Intern at the Departments of Surgery and Pathological Anatomy at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Cáceres, he has spent most of his professional career in the area of exotic animals. He has completed terms in different national and international institutions as a veterinary surgeon. He was selected by CCMIJU in Cáceres for a pre-Doctorate scholarship to commence his career as a researcher. He currently manages the CCMIJU Animal Modelling Department, while collaborating in the organisation of different training activities in the area of veterinary orthopaedics.