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The Animal Health Trust (AHT) announces appointment of a new Head of Equine Orthopaedics.

By Animal Health Trust

The Animal Health Trust has today announced that Dr Fran Henson will be joining the Trust as Head of Equine Orthopaedics on 4 November 2019, based at the AHT’s Newmarket site.

Dr Henson is a recognised specialist in equine surgery (orthopaedics) with over 20 years of experience in treating poorly performing or lame horses. Her appointment will focus on providing a fully comprehensive referral service for the diagnosis and treatment of lameness, back problems and poor performance and continuing to develop her comparative orthopaedic research programme.

Dr Henson said: “I am very excited to be joining the Animal Health Trust. Over the years I have been extremely impressed with the work undertaken there and the dedication and passion of the staff. I look forward to helping drive the future clinical work and research at the equine clinic.”

Anna Hollis, Director for the Centre for Equine Studies said: “Dr Henson is an extremely well respected clinician and researcher and her appointment will ensure that we will continue to build on the solid foundation of the AHT’s equine clinic. I look forward to working with Dr Henson and growing the equine clinic in 2020 and beyond.”

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) is the UK’s leading veterinary and scientific research charity, dedicated to the health and wellbeing of dogs, cats and horses. Visit the website www.aht.org.uk. Registered charity no. 209642.

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