Jimmy Saunders graduated in 1993, became Diplomate of the ECVDI in 1999, was granted a PhD degree in 2003 and obtained professorship in 2007. He was President of the ECVDI from 2010 till 2012 and President of the EBVS (European Board of Veterinary Specialists) from 2017 till 2019.
Dr Saunders’ research interests include all fields of diagnostic imaging. He is (co)author of 254 (A1) peer-reviewed articles and promotor of 17 PhD students. He is co-editor of the book ‘Veterinary Computed Tomography’ (2011).
Since 2011, Jimmy Saunders has been active mainly in the field of education. He is in charge of the Study Programme Committee at the Veterinary Faculty of UGent and chair or member of multiple committees and working groups related to education at both faculty and university level. He is program director of an ECVDI standard residency program which has brought forth 18 ECVDI diplomates since 2001.