Resident record

Thomas Alan Shaw


Veterinary Neurologist

Willows referral service

United Kingdom

Phone: 01217127070

Curriculum vitae

Education / Qualifications<o:p></o:p>

Royal Veterinary College, University of London                                     <o:p></o:p>

BVetMed Veterinary Medicine                                                                                      Sep 2007 - Jul 2011<o:p></o:p>

NAVLE (National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, 608/800; pass=425)                       Apr 2011<o:p></o:p>

University of Oxford                                                                                    <o:p></o:p>

DPhil candidate in Zoology                                                                                           Oct 2003 - Aug 2007<o:p></o:p>

BA Biological Sciences (upper second class honours)                                                Oct 2000 - Jul 2003<o:p></o:p>

Academic Honours<o:p></o:p>

Academic merit ’08, ’09, ’10.                                                                                            Jul 2008 – Jul 2010<o:p></o:p>

Distinction Finals Part III (‘11).                                                                                                         Jul 2011<o:p></o:p>

Professional Experience<o:p></o:p>

University of Bristol / Langford Veterinary Services, Bristol, United Kingdom    July 2014 – Present<o:p></o:p>

Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Veterinary Neurology and Neurosurgery<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->ECVN-approved conforming residency in veterinary neurology<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->High neurosurgery caseload<o:p></o:p>

Vets Now Emergencies, Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom                            Jan 2014 – July 2014<o:p></o:p>

Veterinary Surgeon<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Sole charge out-of-hours cover for 20 local practices.<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Responsibility for all medical and surgical emergencies arising out-of-hours, and care of inpatients transferred from local practices.<o:p></o:p>

Alderholt and Three Cross Veterinary Surgeries, Dorset, United Kingdom        Nov 2012 – Jan 2014<o:p></o:p>

Veterinary Surgeon<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->General practitioner, full time, 100% first opinion/companion animal.<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Seeing neurology cases on a second-opinion basis, performing myelography, CSF taps, outpatient MRI. <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Working in close association with an internal medicine specialist to develop more advanced skills (diagnostic ultrasound, cytology, endoscopy).<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Responsibility for out-of-hours cover, working sole charge, conducting routine surgeries, direct management of all medical cases.<o:p></o:p>

Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group, Brooklyn, New York, USA              Sep 2011 – Sep 2012<o:p></o:p>

Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery                                                                     <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Rotations in Emergency and Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Dermatology, Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology.<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Primary case responsibility for all emergencies (40% of case load) and primary case care for internal medicine cases under guidance of boarded specialist.<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Teaching and mentoring responsibilities for visiting students and, in the final three months, the overlapping intern class.<o:p></o:p>

Research Publications<o:p></o:p>

Published:                                                                                                                                                 <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Shaw TA, McGonnell IM, Driver CJ, Rusbridge C, Volk HA (2013) Caudal cranial fossa partitioning in Cavalier King Charles spaniels. Veterinary Record 172:341. doi:10.1136/vr.101082<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Shaw TA, McGonnell IM, Driver CJ, Rusbridge C, Volk HA (2012) Increase in cerebellar volume in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels with Chiari-like malformation and its role in the development of Syringomyelia. PloS ONE 7(4): e33660. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033660           <o:p></o:p>

Posters:                                                                                                                                                     <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Shaw TA, McGonnell IM, Driver CJ, Rusbridge C, Volk HA.  Relationship of Cerebellar Volume to Syringomyelia in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Research Abstract Program of the 2011 ACVIM Forum, Denver, Colorado, June 15-18, 2011. <o:p></o:p>

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<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Shaw TA, Jull P, Loderstedt S, Kenny PJ, Volk HA (2014) Caudal cerebellar brain herniation following cerebellar brain infarction in two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.<o:p></o:p>

Professional activities<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Neurology externship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, Boston Massachusetts, USA (2 weeks; Jun 09 - Jul 09)<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Neurology externship at Stone Lion Veterinary Hospital, London, UK (21 days total; Sep 09 - Feb 10)<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Unofficial round-table discussions held at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge (with Professor Nick Jeffery) and the Animal Health Trust (Dr Sarah Blott and Dr Tom Lewis), both held on 12/2/2010. <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Neurology externship at North Downs Specialist Referrals, Surrey, UK (3 weeks; Feb 10 - Mar 10) <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Health Day, Royal Veterinary College (20/11/2010). <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Elective in Neurology/Neurosurgery, Royal Veterinary College (4/4/2011-8/4/2011). <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Grand Rounds, Institute of Neurology, London (7/4/2011). <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Research Seminar - Professor Robin Franklin (Cambridge University). 'Mending brains - the career (thus far) of a vet manque', Royal Veterinary College (22/3/2011). <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Seeing practice VCA-Yonkers/Animal Specialty Center (18/10/2011) <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Seeing practice North Carolina State University (10/11/2011)<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Seeing practice University of California, Davis (17/11/2011)<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]--> “Chiari like malformation and Syringomyelia, <span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";color:black;background:white;mso-ansi-language:EN-US; mso-fareast-language:EN-US">a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma”, a grand rounds presentation given at the Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group (21/3/12).<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->“Head Trauma, a practical approach”, a talk given to Veterinary Technicians at the Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group (3/5/12).<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->'CE and The City' seminar series (19/5/2012) <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Neurology externship University of Glasgow (31/7/12 - 2/8/12) <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->25th Annual Symposium of ESVN and ECVN, Ghent (13/9/12 - 15/9/12)<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Neurology externship Animal Health Trust (18/9/12, 2/12/13 - 4/12/13) <o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Seeing practice Dick White Referrals (10/3/2014)<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Seeing practice Langford Veterinary Services, University of Bristol (21/05/2013-23/05/2013, various other dates in 2014)<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Weekly visits to Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists (February 2013 to July 2014).<o:p></o:p>

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·       <!--[endif]-->Monthly visits to Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists (Dec 2013 to July 2014).<o:p></o:p>

Continuing Professional Development<o:p></o:p>

More than 200 hours of official CPD logged                                                                       July 2011-Date<o:p></o:p>

Professional Development Phase (‘PDP’) completed                                                                July 2013<o:p></o:p>

Professional memberships<o:p></o:p>

Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons                                                               Nov 2012<o:p></o:p>

License to Practice Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in New York State                                  Oct 2011<o:p></o:p>

Hobbies and extra-curricular activities<o:p></o:p>

My hobbies include rowing, cycling and jogging. I have previously competed in fencing at an international level and have completed grade VIII on trumpet and grade VII on piano.<o:p></o:p>

Driving license<o:p></o:p>

Full UK driving license<o:p></o:p>