Small Animal Clinical Sciences Graduate Students

Alessandra Franchini, DVM

PhD Student
Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 2016
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Parma
    Parma, Italy
  • 2009
    Bachelor of Biology
    F. Selmi High School
    Modena, Italy

Research Interests

  • Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease
  • Advanced echocardiographic imaging
  • Signaling pathways in mitral valve degeneration

Professional Experience

  • January 2017 – June 2017
    Rotational Visiting Program
    Clinica Veterinaria Malpensa
    Samarate, Italy
  • September 2016 - December 2016
    Externship at Comparative Cardiovascular Lab
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • April 2016 - September 2016
    Cardiology externship
    Veterinary Teaching Hospital, University of Parma
    Parma, Italy