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Stefania Pinna

Assistant professor

Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences

Academic discipline: VET/09 Veterinary Clinical Surgery

Curriculum vitae

Born in Bologna (Italy) in May 20th 1963.

1990 – DVM: Degree in Veterinary Medicine with Honour - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine , University of Bologna (Italy).

1990 - Prize "Konrad Lorenz" for the best thesis of the Academic Year 1989/90.

1998 - PhD in Diagnostic Imaging - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Milan (Italy).

1999 – Post-PhD school at University of Parma, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Institute of Surgery, associated at University of Bologna.

2000 - Training at Cold Spring Hills Animal Hospital in Huntington, NY. (March 2000) and at Cornell University Hospital for Animal, Department of Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery Service” ad Ithaca, New York, USA (June-August 2004).

2001 - Researcher - Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine , Bologna University (Italy).

2003 - Certified Vet Referee for the hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia, with the FSA reference number.

2004 - Marco Polo Programme, at the "Cornell University Hospital for Animals, Department of Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Surgery section", Ithaca, New York (Prof. Trotter)

2011 to now: Head of Training Curricula of Clinical Veterinary Surgical SSD VET/09

2017 - Obtained the national scientific qualification (ASN) (Call D.D. 1532/2016, competition sector 07 / H5 - Clinical Surgery and Veterinary Obstetric - Professor Associate).

Member of Examination boards: - for qualifying for admission to the Degree Course in Veterinary Medicine - final examination of PhD in Orthopaedics of Domestic Animals - Comparative Assessment of Professor (VET/09) - PhD in "Orthopaedics of Domestic Animals."

Member of the examining boards of the following courses: Veterinary Surgical Clinic, Podiatry and Biomechanics, Internship in clinical surgery, emergency medicine and surgery.

Member of the Board of the Doctorate in "Emergency Veterinary Clinic and Therapy."

Member of the Scientific Committee for the Library Ercolani sector SSD VET/09

Member of the Department Committee for the Third University Mission and Job placement



Teaching activity at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine:

- From 2001 to present. "Veterinary Orthopedics". VET/09 course of Veterinary Medicine.

- 2001 to present. "Orthopedic Clinic of pets" intergrated course of the internship Surgical Veterinary Clinic.

Teaching activity in Biotechnology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Animals:

- 2008 to 2013. teacher "Biomaterials and Biological Matrices" and "Biomaterials" in the form of "stem cells in regenerative medicine" VET/01 the course of Science in Animal Biotechnology.

-2001 to present. Tutor for internal and PhD students; teacher for the presentation of n° 49 theses.


2001 to the present. Clinical care and teaching activities at the Teaching Hospital G. Gentile Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences and the Service of Surgery, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care that is identified in the course of visits to specialists, orthopedic, orthopedic surgical interventions available to emergency surgery and first aid.