Rania Farmaki has graduated from the Veterinary School of University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2001. After graduation she continued with further education by pursuing one - year internship (2001-2002) in Medicine at the Companion Animal Clinic (Veterinary school, University of Thessaloniki) and by completing a PhD thesis (October 2002 - December 2006) on canine atopic dermatitis at the same Veterinary school. During that period, she was a volunteer scientific collaborator at the Dermatology Unit of Companion Animal Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece with clinical, teaching and researching activity. After completion of a 3-year formal residency in the same Veterinary School and successful examination in 2011 she became a Diplomate of the ECVD. She has worked as an adjunct lecturer in Medicine at the Clinic of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Karditsa, University of Thessaly, Greece from 2008 until 2011. From 2012 until now she has been assigned to lead the Dermatology Service of the Companion Animal Clinic, School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece where she has clinical, teaching and researching activity. Apart from teaching she is providing referral dermatology service in Plakentia Veterinary Clinic, Athens. Rania Farmaki is a founding member and currently president of the executive board of Hellenic Society of Veterinary Dermatology. She has given many continuing educational lectures in congresses, seminars and meetings to veterinarians.