DVM, Specialist Small Animal Diseases (PhD), Diplomate European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO), Associate Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Torino, Italy until 2006.
From 1974 his main interests are veterinary and comparative ophthalmology.
He studied at the Veterinary Colleges in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Florida and held the office of Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Clinical Medicine, College of Vet. Med., University of Illinois, Usa.
In 1997 he has been awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) / WALTHAM International Award for Service to the Profession.
October 10, 2014 he has been nominated Honorary Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO)