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 TWG is represented on the BVD Implementation Group by Professor Michael Doherty (TWG Chair).

Damien Barrett - Superintending Veterinary Inspector (Chairperson)
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Damien Barrett
Prof. Michael Doherty - Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies, UCD
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Prof. Michael Doherty
David Graham - Deputy CEO and Programme Manager Biosecure Diseases
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David Graham
Bernard Eivers - CEO, National Cattle Breeding Centre
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Bernard Eivers
Bosco Cowley - Technical Manager MSD Animal Health
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Bosco Cowley
Luke O’Grady - Lecturer Herd and Veterinary Public Health, UCD
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Luke O’Grady
Maria Guelbenzu - Veterinary Research Officer at Veterinary Sciences Division, AFBI NI
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Maria Guelbenzu
Michael Sexton - Veterinary Practitioner
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Michael Sexton
Riona Sayers - Research Officer Animal Health, Teagasc
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Riona Sayers
Ronan O’Neill - Virology Division, CVRL
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Ronan O’Neill
Sharon Verner - Programme Manager, AHWNI
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Sharon Verner