Dr Gracis graduated in 1993 from the Veterinary School of the University of Milano (Italy). After a Residency in Veterinary Dentistry at the Veterinary School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (USA), she worked at the same institution as a Lecturer in Veterinary Dentistry. Since 2000 she has been working at different referral clinics in Northern Italy, dedicated to dentistry and oral surgery. She is a Diplomate of both the American (AVDC) and the European (EVDC) Veterinary Dental Colleges. Dr Gracis is Past President of the European Veterinary Dental Society (EVDS) and the Italian Veterinary Dental Society (SIODOV). She has been Scientific Director of SCIVAC courses in Dentistry since 2006, and ESAVS Course Master in Dentistry from 2011 until 2014. Dr Gracis is Associate Editor of Veterinary Dentistry and Oromaxillofacial Surgery (specialty section of Frontiers in Veterinary Science). She is consultant in Dentistry of the Scientific Committee of SCIVAC (Italian Veterinary Society – Small Animals) and member of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry and other scientific journals. Since 1997 she has authored several scientific publications, and lectured at national and international meetings.
She is the Managing Director at Accesia, is an often engaged lecturer and consultant on various animal hospitals and clinics.
Specialist in Odontology, dogs and cats. She has undergone ESAVS courses in Dentistry and is a teacher at the Veterinary Technician Program in Sweden.
DVM, PhD, Dipl. AVDC, Dipl. EVDC
Ana Nemec graduated from the Veterinary Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2004 and continued with a multi-disciplinary PhD program in Biomedicine at the University of Ljubljana. She was awarded her PhD in 2009. Ana wanted to complement research with in-depth clinical knowledge and applied for a 3-year residency training in Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the University of California-Davis, USA. Upon completion of the residency programme in 2012, Ana returned home to the Small Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Faculty in Ljubljana. She passed her board examination and became a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) in 2013 and has also been accepted to the European Veterinary Dental College (EVDC). Ana joined the team at Animal Hospital Postojna, Slovenia in April 2018. She is a guest lecturer at the postgraduate study programme in surgery, anaesthesiology, ophthalmology, and veterinary dentistry at the Veterinary Faculty, University of Zagreb, Croatia, a member and past-treasurer of the European Veterinary Dental Society, Secretary of the EVDC, Credential Committee member of AVDC, recipient of several national and international awards in veterinary medicine, an Associate Editor of ‘Veterinary Dentistry and Oromaxillofacial Surgery’ journal, a reviewer in several international journals and author of research and professional papers; but Ana’s greatest passions remain relieving oral pain in animals and the teaching of veterinary dentistry.
Dipl Tzt., DVM, Dipl AVDC, Dipl EVDC.
Alex graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria in 1996. He completed a dentistry and oral surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 2000 and became a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College and European Veterinary Dental College in 2001. Alex is Professor and Chief of Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the university’s small animal hospital. His clinical and research interests include advanced periodontal surgery, bone grafting procedures, oral and maxillofacial surgery (trauma and oncology), palate surgery and palatal prosthetics, maxillofacial reconstruction, microsurgery (free microvascular tissue transfer), oral manifestation of systemic disease, and systemic manifestation of oral disease.
DVM, MSc, Dipl. AVDC, Dipl. EVDC
Peter Strøm graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Copenhagen University, Denmark in 2010. He did his residency in Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), between 2013-2016. Prior to his residency he has been employed as a veterinarian in small animal clinic in Denmark as well as a Clinical Anatomy Assistant, Veterinary Clinical Assistant and research associate at UC Davis. Between September 2016 and October 2017 he was employed as Head of Dentistry and Oral Service at Evidensia Malmö Animal Hospital and in November 2017 he became a Veterinary Associate at Accesia Net@work AB.
Karin Råberg runs Blekinge small animal practice since 2006, her main areas of interest is Dentistry and surgery. She has participated in ESAVS and a number of other further educations in dog and cat dentistry. She has been a lecturer at Accesia Academy since the start, and lectured our Extractioncourses since 2006.