Rebecca Carroll graduated from University College Dublin in 2007 with a degree in veterinary medicine. She initially worked in mixed practice in Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford before moving to New Zealand and working in a large mixed practice in the Waikato region. Here she developed an interest in large animal veterinary medicine and particularly in herd health. Returning to Ireland in 2011 she worked in a dairy-focused practice in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. While in practice she completed a Certificate in Dairy Herd Health through University College Dublin.
Rebecca’s work with Animal Health Ireland focuses on supporting profitable beef production, with a particular emphasis on the development of the Beef HealthCheck programme to capture relevant animal health information from abattoirs.