ECBHM - Diplomate's details - Frank JCM Eerdenburg, van


University of Utrecht
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Dept. Farm Animal Health


Yalelaan 7
3584 CL Utrecht
The Netherlands


Short curriculum
DVM in 1986 in Utrecht. Dept of Functional Morphology, Vet Faculty in Utrecht until 1991. In 1991 PhD in Vet. Medicine on the thesis: Postnatal development of some nuclei in the pig hypothalamus: a morphometric and immunocytochemical study. Post doc projects at the University of Calgary, Medical School, Calgary, Canada and at Yale University, Medical School, New Haven, USA in 1991 – 1992. From 1993 assoc prof at the dept of Farm Animal Health of the Vet. Faculty in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Teaching animal husbandry of cattle, sheep and horses until 2003 and now animal welfare and adaptation of farm animals. Research focused primarily on oestrous behaviour and detection in dairy cattle. Currently designing a welfare scoring system for dairy cattle in freestall barns.