Elisabetta Mancinelli, DVM Cert Zoo Med DECZM (Small Mammals) MRCVS graduated with honors from the University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy, in 2002. Her interest in exotics became clear shortly after her graduation anticipating a career mainly based on non-conventional animal medicine and surgery. Her career started in an exotic only private practice in Italy. She then completed an externship program at Angell Animal Memorial Hospital in Boston (USA) focusing on exotic animal medicine and surgery. In 2007 she moved to the UK where she initially worked in private practice and wildlife charities. In 2009, Elisabetta began the first European College of Zoological Medicine (ECZM) Residency in Small Mammal Medicine, which she completed at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh. Since September 2010, she holds the RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine and in 2014; she obtained the ECZM Diploma, Specialty “Small Mammal”. Elisabetta works at Bath Referrals, where she is head of the exotics service.
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