BVSc MVM CertEM(IntMed) DipECEIM MRCVS
RCVS and European specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Dave initially worked in large animal practice in Somerset before completing an internship at Liphook Equine Hospital and a medicine residency at The University of Glasgow. He has subsequently worked at The Royal Veterinary College, Charles Sturt University in Australia and most recently at Liphook Equine Hospital. He has also consulted for other laboratories and companies on laboratory medicine. Through his residency and beyond Dave has had an interest in laboratory medicine and this has always accounted for a good proportion of his work. He is widely published in internal medicine and has a number of laboratory medicine related publications.
BVM&S CertEM(StudMed) MRCVS
James is well known and published in equine reproduction. In addition to being a director of Rainbow Equine Reproductive Services in Malton he is an honorary lecturer at Liverpool University. In addition to offering a referral service at the purpose-built breeding unit at Rainbow, James consults within the laboratory providing interpretations and clinical support for samples relating to equine breeding. Rainbow Equine Lab and Reproductive Services are working on a number of collaborative laboratory-based research projects relating to the breeding of difficult mares. If you have any specific enquiries relating to reproduction James can be contacted via the laboratory.
BVetMed CertEM (IntMed) DipECEIM MRCVS RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Medicine
Rachael Conwell qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1997. Initially working in mixed practice in Wales, she then completed a 3-year Residency in Equine Internal Medicine at the University of Liverpool and gained the RCVS Certificate in Equine Internal Medicine. After passing the European College specialist examinations, she was awarded the European Diploma in Equine Internal Medicine in 2010. In 2007, keen to concentrate on her equine internal medicine interests and utilise her specialist training, Rachael established EquiMed Referrals Ltd to provide an ambulatory internal medicine service across the North. In the Summer of 2016 she joined the laboratory team to provide additional Internal Medicine input.
Since graduating from the University of Hull with a BSc in Biomedical Science Rebecca has been working in a private science laboratory. During her time at University, she developed a keen interest in cytology and microbiology, stemming from her research in mycology. She moved to Rainbow in 2016 in order to further these interests and follow her ambition of working in a clinical laboratory.
Ian graduated from the University of Hull with a BSc in Biology. Through his undergraduate training he developed an interest in clinical laboratory work and has been working in this area ever since. He has 12 years’ experience in animal health and has particular interests in microbiology, molecular biology, serology and parasitology. He has published in laboratory journals and undergone extensive post-graduate training in microbiology and parasitology. Ian moved to Rainbow in 2015 to supervise the development of the equine laboratory.
Jacqueline graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc in Pathology and Microbiology. As an undergraduate she developed a keen interest in clinical pathology and gained a wealth of laboratory experience. Since graduating she has worked within a research laboratory and The National Health Service. She moved to Rainbow in 2017 to pursue a career within a clinical laboratory and further her interests in microbiology.
Sarah graduated from The University of Liverpool with a BSc in Tropical Disease Biology. As an undergraduate she focused heavily on the clinical pathology of tropical diseases and developed an interest in parasitology and haematology, particularly in the effect of snake venom on blood coagulation. She has been working within the pharmaceutical industry in a quality control laboratory since graduating. Sarah joined Rainbow in 2017 to pursue her interests in clinical laboratory work and parasitology in particular.