Dr Richard Booth qualified from the University of Bristol with a degree in Veterinary Science in 2005 having also completed an intercalated BSc in Veterinary Pathology at The Royal Veterinary College (RVC). He then went on to study for a PhD at the RVC entitled “Bovine Virus Diarrhoea Virus – A Longitudinal Farm Study Of The Health Profiles And Molecular Epidemiology Associated With Viral Control”.
Richard is now Head of the Farm Animal Health and Production Group at RVC and oversees the farm teaching within the veterinary degree. He has particular involvement in final year rotations and RVC’s teaching links with Synergy Farm Health, Endell Veterinary Group, Torch Farm Vets, Fenton Vets and Hammond Vets all of whom are closely involved in delivery of clinical farm teaching to RVC students, interns and residents. Richard became a Director of CHECS in 2018 and is also a member of the Technical Group for the programme; he also sits on the BVDFree England Technical Group.