Joana Aguiar DVM, MVetMed, DipACVIM(SAIM), DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS, qualified from the University of Porto, Portugal, in 2009. Following a year in clinical practice, she joined the University of Cambridge Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital as junior clinical training scholar.
Then, after a few years working at Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital in London, she underwent her residency training in small animal internal medicine at the RVC Queen Mother Hospital for Animals. Here, she gained a Master of Veterinary Medicine in 2017, and obtained specialist recognition from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in small animal internal medicine.
Joana is studying for her PhD on feline hyperthyroidism at the RVC.
Feline hyperthyroidism: successful diagnosis and ongoing management
Joana Aguiar describes the clinical signs of this issue and how to approach challenging cases, as well as treatment options.