Dr Ruben del Pozo


EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Porcine Health Management

Rubén del Pozo Sacristán was born on June 4th 1981, in Segovia (Spain).
He finalized his secondary studies in Biomedical Sciences in 1999 in the College of H.H. Maristas Ntra. Señora de la Fuencisla, Segovia.
He continued his academic formation at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of León (Spain), where he obtained his DVM diploma in 2007.
Immediately after graduation and during two years, he was working as swine practitioner in a pig farming integration, Progatecsa, in Valladolid (Spain).
He started an internship program for the European College of Porcine Health Management in October 2009 at the Unit of Porcine Health Management, Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University. From October 2010 onwards, he followed a residency program for the same college at the same department. His interest in research led him to combine this residency with different research projects that resulted in a PhD project entitled “Treatment and control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections” (June 2014). Since July 2014 he works for MSD AH Belgium as Farm Consultant. He became Diplomate ECPHM by examination in May 2015.