BVD Technical Working Group
The BVD TWG was established in 2009 and consists of veterinary practitioners with a special interest in BVD from the state veterinary laboratory service, academia, private veterinary practice and the pharmaceutical and AI industries.
The Technical Working Group is represented on the BVD Implementation Group by Damien Barrett (Chairman of TWG).
Damien Barrett - Superintending Veterinary Inspector (Chairperson)
Dr David Graham - CEO, Animal Health Ireland
Dr Maria Guelbenzu - BVD & IBR Programme Manager
Bosco Cowley - Technical Manager MSD Animal Health
Luke O’Grady - Lecturer Herd and Veterinary Public Health, UCD
Michael Sexton - Veterinary Practitioner
Ronan O’Neill - Virology Division, CVRL
Sharon Verner - Programme Manager, AHWNI
Emma Campbell - Veterinary Research Officer, AFBI
Niamh Field - Research Officer, Teagasc Moorepark
Jose Maria (Chema) Lozano - Virology Division, CVRL, Backweston