Department: Clinical Science and Services

Campus: Hawkshead

Research Groups: Animal Welfare Science and Ethics, CPCS (Research Programme)

Clinical Groups: Small Animal Dermatology

Anke is a RCVS and EBVS Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology, and is involved in the clinical service provision at the Queen Mother Hospital. She also teaches, is involved in a variety of research projects and enjoys communicating her fascination with all things skin and ear.

Anke Hendricks graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany where she also completed a doctorate in veterinary immunology. Following a residency in Veterinary Dermatology at the Royal Veterinary College, she provided the dermatology service of a private referral centre before returning to the Royal Veterinary College in 2004.

Anke was awarded the European Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology status in 2003. She is a former president of the BVDSG and served on several committees of the BSAVA, ECVD and RCVS. 
Anke is a CMI Level 5 accredited coach.  

Anke’s research interests include, innate skin immunity, atopic dermatitis, alopecias, and canine welfare.

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In addition to the specialist training of residents and the teaching of final year veterinary(BVetMed) students in the dermatology clinic, Anke contributes to the dermatology teaching of graduate accelerated entry, year 2 and 3 BVetMed students and FdVN course students. She is also  involved with BVetMed communication skills training and the MMedVet programme.

Anke is a former BVetMed course director, leader of the BVetMed skin strand, MMedVet module leader, and chair of the MSc VetEd exam board. She is also the ECVD residency training programme director.  

Anke is interested in all aspects of small animal skin disease, including ear disease.

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