Dr. Erik Teske

Dr. Erik Teske

Dr. Erik Teske

Internal Medicine and Oncology

Dr. Erik Teske, DVM, PhD, Dip ECVIM-CA [Oncol][Int Med]

Dr. Erik Teske graduated at the Utrecht University in 1981. After an internship and residency he became a specialist internal medicine in 1986. From 1987-1989 a KWF-fellowship in clinical oncology was performed at the National Cancer Institute in Amsterdam. In 1993 he defended his thesis on non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the dog. From 1992 he is a full staff member of the Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, where he is currently head of the Medical Oncology. He is emeritus professor in medical oncology from the Veterinary Faculty in Liege, Belgium.

His area of expertise are clinical cytology, epidemiology, and oncology. In the field of oncology especially non-Hodgkin lymphoma and prostate carcinoma in the dog have his focus of attention. He has written more than 140 publications in refereed journals (including many on clinical cytology), 17 book chapters, and more than 180 other publications. He has given over 150 invited presentations at international congresses. For some 25 years he has been co-organizing an ESAVS course on internal medicine for European practioners.

Dr. Teske was the first president of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, has been president of the European Board of Veterinary Specialisation, and is currently still president of the Dutch Board of Veterinary Specialisation. For these activities he was awarded in 2016 with the EBVS Award for outstanding contributions to veterinary specialisation in Europe. He is double boarded in the ECVIM-CA in internal medicine and in clinical oncology. He is Honorary Member of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology and the and was awarded the WSAVA Hill’s Excellence in Veterinary Healthcare Award in 2006 and the WSAVA International Award for Scientific Achievement in 2016. In October 2017 he was awarded an honorary doctor title by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala.

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