BS BVetMed MANZCVSc (Feline) Dipl. AVBP (Feline)
Elise graduated from the Colorado State University with a BSc in biological sciences/anatomy and neurophysiology, and relocated to the UK in 1998 to study veterinary medicine at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. She graduated with honours in 2003 and instead of moving back to the USA, she ended up staying permanently in the UK. She focused her clinical work and studies on feline medicine, was awarded Membership of the ANZCVSc in feline medicine in 2008, and later Diplomate status of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (AVBP) in 2012. She is currently working towards the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Recognised Specialist status in Feline Medicine. She operates a visiting feline referral and endoscopy service for those in first opinion practice in SE England. Her professional interests include medical endoscopy and endosurgery (laparoscopy). She has received formal training from both veterinary and human consultant surgeons in the USA, Germany, France and the UK. In her spare time she enjoys playing the cello, travelling, running events (10K and half marathons) and triathlon. Elise is one of the tutors of the CVE/ISFM feline medicine DE course.