BSc BVetMed CertSAM Dipl. ECVIM-CA MRCVS
After graduating from the University of Reading in 1994 with a BSc in Animal Science, Sheila went on to study veterinary medicine at the University of London, graduating in 1998. She then spent 5 years in small animal practice before undertaking a Residency in Feline Medicine (funded by the Feline Advisory Bureau) at the University of Bristol. During her 3 years there, she successfully obtained her RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Medicine and shortly after her residency was appointed as the Head of Small Animal Medicine at the Animal Health Trust where she was based for 2 years before joining IDEXX Laboratories in December 2009. Her specialist interests include endocrinology, gastroenterology and all aspects of feline medicine. She acquired her ECVIM Diploma in Internal Medicine in September 2010 and is a recognised European Veterinary Specialist in Internal Medicine. She was recognised as an RCVS Specialist in Feline Medicine in March 2012. She is a member of the Feline Advisory Bureau’s Feline Expert Panel and an editorial board member for the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. Sheila enjoys horse-riding, mountain biking, dining out and spending time with her 2 cats.