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Marco Pietra

Full Professor

Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences

Academic discipline: VET/08 Veterinary Clinical Medicine

Curriculum vitae

Graduated in Veterinary Medicine on November 10th 1989,

Winner of scholarship “Prof. Umberto Gasparini”

Position as visitor in the Clinic for Horses of the Veterinary Faculty in Hannover (Germany) from November 1990 to May 1991.

Researcher. Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Internal Medicine Section - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bologna (1991-1994)

Confirmed Researcher - Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Internal Medicine Section, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - University of Bologna (1994- 2001)).

Associate Professor - Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (now called Dept.Veterinary Medical Sciences) Section of Internal Medicine , Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - University of Bologna (2001- to date).


Present Professional Position:

Associate Professor


Professional areas of Interest or Relevance:

Since 2002 Member of the Teaching board of Specialisation School (Patologia e Clinica degli Animali da Affezione)

January 1, 2004 / December 31, 2007: person in charge of the Animal Teaching Hospital

2004-2012: member of committee for the admission exam for Veterinary Medicine

Since 2004 Member of Teaching board of PhD course on Ultrasonology in Human and Veterinary Medicine - University of Bologna -

From November 2006 to November 2013: Department Erasmus delegate for Turkey (Vet Faculty Burdur). Since November 2006 to date: Department Erasmus delegate for Poland (Warsaw). Since November 2013 to date Department Erasmus delegate for Latvia (Jelgava).

Since July, 1 2008 to November 2009: head of the Internal Medicine Service (Small Animals) of the Department.

Since November, 1 2008: Member of the Committee of Quality Assurance of the Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences - University of Bologna

November 2009 to December 2010: Deputy Director of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

From 2013 May up to date: Member of the Department Research Committee.

From 2015 May to 2016 December has been frequented the Digestive Endoscopic Unit of the San Orsola-Malpighi Hospital (Bologna – Italy).



1995-1998 School of Veterinary Medicine (Bologna) – Clinical Pathology

1995-1996 School of Veterinary Medicine (Teramo) – Nutritional and metabolic diseases

1996 -2000 School of Veterinary Medicine (Teramo) – Clinical Pathology and imaging diagnosis and endoscopy

1999- 2013 School of Veterinary Medicine (Bologna) – Veterinary Therapy

1999-2001 School of Veterinary Medicine (Bologna)- Clinical Pathology of large animals

2001-2002 School of Veterinary Medicine (Bologna)- Equine Endoscopy

2001-2002 School of Veterinary Medicine (Bologna – Diagnosis of immunomediated diseases

2012-2022 School of Veterinary Medicine (Bologna) - Semeiotics and Internal Medicine of small animals

2019-2022 School of Veterinary Medicine (Bologna) - Internal Medicine of Small Animals


National and/or international Veterinary Associations to which you belong:

European Society of Comparative Gastroenterology; Società Italiana Clinica Medica Veterinaria; Società Culturale Italiana Veterinari per Animali da Compagnia (SCIVAC).


Major international and national veterinary meetings attended during the past 5 years:

23rd ECVIM-CA annual congress 2013. Liverpool, September 12-14.

24rd ECVIM-CA annual congress 2014 Mainz, September 4-6.

25rd ECVIM-CA annual congress 2015 Lisbon, September 10-12.

26rd ECVIM-CA annual congress 2016 Goteborg, September 9-10

27rd ECVIM-CA annual congress 2017 Malta, September 14-16

2nd Eurogut 2018 Rome, May 11-13

28 rd ECVIM-CA annual congress 2018 Rotterdam, September 8-10

29th ECVIM-CA annual congress 2019 Milan, September 19 - 21 

30th ECVIM-CA annual congress 2020, September 2-5 Online

31st ECVIM-CA annual congress 2021, September 1-4 Online


From 2003 to date has organized annual small animals endoscopic courses.


Field of particular competence: small gastroenterology, small animals pneumology, small animals endoscopy.

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