After a public vote by council members, Jerry Davies has been unanimously accepted as junior vice-president of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
After a public vote by council members, Jerry Davies has been unanimously accepted as junior vice-president of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).
Dr Davies – a past treasurer of the Royal College and elected council member – will take on his new role on RCVS day (July 2) and, with RCVS approval, will become president in 2011.
Dr Davies graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 1974, before spending 2 years in the Department of Surgery as a house surgeon. After a brief spell in general practice he returned to the RVC to gain his PhD (equine gastrointestinal disease) and a Diploma in Veterinary Radiology. He held the posts of lecturer in veterinary radiology and then senior lecturer in veterinary surgery.
Working in private referral practice since 1980, he established Davies Veterinary Specialists in 1998. The multi-disciplinary practice now comprises 36 veterinary surgeons, including 25 RCVS/European Specialists, and 55 listed/registered veterinary nurses, 14 of whom hold the DipAVN.
Dr Davies was the 2004 recipient of the BSAVA Simon Award for outstanding contributions to Small Animal Surgery.