MVDr. Katarína Hazuchová, PhD DipECVIM-CA MRCVS
Katarína studied veterinary medicine at the VFU in Brno, where she graduated in 2010. After completing her studies, she began an internship at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen small animal clinic in Germany. Here she also completed her residency in small animal internal medicine and in 2017 she received the title Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals. After completing her residency, in 2016, she began postgraduate studies at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London, where she devoted herself to genetic research in cats with diabetes and also clinical research as a member of the Diabetic Remission Clinic team at RVC. In 2020, she successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Identification of susceptibility genes for feline diabetes mellitus" and received the PhD degree.
Since 2020, Katarína has again been a member of the team of the University Clinic for Small Animals in Giessen, and co-head of the department of internal medicine, in addition to working at the clinic, teaching residents, doctoral students and students, she is engaged in research on diabetes in cats and dogs and research on hyperthyroidism in cats. Katarína is the author of several scientific and educational publications and, in addition to lecturing at the university, she also gives lectures for general veterinarians.