10 - 14 Giugno 2019

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Parma University, Italy, offers a five-day full-time course on Basic and Advanced Raptor Medicine and Surgery. Lectures will be combined with practical laboratories. The course is intended for post-graduate professionals and will be taught entirely in English.

The course will be held at the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Parma, Strada del Taglio, 10-43126, Parma, Italy from 10th June to 14th June. The maximum number of places available is 40. The degree required for enrollment in the course is a Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine.

Managing Director: Professor Maurizio Dondi (

Administrative Coordinator: Maria Luisa Ghelfi (

Guest Professor: Paolo Zucca DVM, PhD Physiology and Ethology, BSc Psychology

Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Public Health Service, Central Directorate for Health, Social Health Integration, Social Policies and Family - Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region.

Veterinary Surgeon recognized by the National Chamber of Veterinary Surgeon of Italy (FNOVI) in the field of Exotic and Wildlife Animal Medicine and Surgery.

Course Professor: Jaime Samour, MVZ (Hons) Ph.D., Dip ECZM (Avian)

Diplomate European College of Zoological Medicine (Avian)

IUCN SSC Wildlife Health Specialist Group

AAV Regional Representative Middle East and North Africa

Director of Wildlife, Al Taf, Wildlife Division, Office of HH Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates