ISSAKS 2017

Christine Theoret

Christine Theoret

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Christine Theoret
DVM, PhD – Montreal, Canada

Christine Theoret, DVM, is a full professor at the University of Montreal where she teaches veterinary anatomy and surgery in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. After a residency program in equine surgery, she qualified to become a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Theoret received her PhD degree, studying the molecular mechanisms that govern healing and scarring, from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2002, Dr. Theoret founded the Comparative Veterinary Tissue Healing Laboratory (http://www.theoretlab.com/index.php/en) at the University of Montreal, where she has trained more than 30 highly qualified research personnel, mostly MSc and PhD students. Her NSERC, private foundation and industry sponsored research has basic and translational components, mainly focusing on fibroproliferative disorders using the horse as a model. She is senior editor of the third edition of the Equine Wound Management textbook published by Wiley in 2017. Dr. Theoret has served on the advisory boards of national and international associations, including a term as President of the Veterinary Wound Management Society.