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RCVS recognises the best of the profession

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By Georgina Mills

The RCVS used the occasion of its annual Royal College Day last week to present awards to individuals who have far exceeded expectations in the veterinary profession.

This year’s recipient of the Queen’s Medal – the RCVS’s most prestigious honour, which recognises a vet who has had a highly distinguished career – was Lord Trees.

Lord Trees is an emeritus professor at the University of Liverpool and the only vet in parliament, sitting as a crossbench peer in the House of Lords. He is also veterinary editor-in-chief of Vet Record.

Lord Trees was presented with the Queen’s Medal by outgoing RCVS president Amanda Boag

He has made world-leading contributions in the field of parasitology, including research into Neospora caninum – a global animal pathogen that causes …

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