Robert ShielDVM

Robert Shiel qualified from University College Dublin (UCD) and after several years in small animal practice in the United Kingdom, he returned to UCD to undertake a residency in small animal medicine and obtained the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals (Internal Medicine) in 2007. He completed a PhD at UCD in the area of canine thyroid function, and the effects of non-thyroidal illness, in 2011. After four years working as a lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia, Robert returned to UCD 2014 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Medicine. Research interests include small animal endocrinology, neurology and genomics. Robert has authored a variety of publications and book chapters in the field of small animal endocrinology.

Sep 27
10:40-11:30 An approach to polyuria, polydipsia and central diabetes insipidus
11:35-12:25 The diagnosis of Canine Cushing's syndrome.
13:25-14:15 The diagnosis of Canine Addison's disease
14:20-15:10 The treatment of Cushing's syndrome and Addison's disease
15:50-16:40 The diagnosis of Feline Hyperthyroidism
16:45-17:35 Medical management of feline hyperthyroidism
Sep 29
13:25-14:15/14:20-15:10 Emergency cases of endocrine diseases 1&2