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Wencke M.   du Plessis

Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Biography

Dr. Wencke du Plessis joined Ross University in 2010. She was born and raised in Berlin, Germany, where she qualified as a veterinarian at the Free University of Berlin. A scholarship enabled her to obtain her German doctoral dissertation (Dr. med. vet.) in South Africa, where she also continued her specialization and became a South African [MMedVet(Diagnostic Imaging)] & European imaging specialist (DipECVDI) in 2003. She worked as Associate Professor in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Pretoria as well as in private practice. Her interests include computer based testing, interactive teaching, diagnostic imaging of exotics/wildlife, ultrasound, CT and MRI.

Research Interest

Diagnostic imaging of cheetahs,Diagnostic imaging of lions

Publications

  • Thoracic Limb Morphology of the Ring-tailed Lemur (Lemur catta) Evidenced by Gross Osteology and Radiography. Makungu M, Groenewald HB, du Plessis WM, Barrows M, Koeppel KN. Anat Histol Embryol. 2014 Aug 8. doi: 10.1111/ahe.12139.

  • Morphology of the Pelvis and Hind Limb of the Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens) Evidenced by Gross Osteology, Radiography and Computed Tomography. Makungu M, du Plessis WM, Groenewald HB, Barrows M, Koeppel KN. Anat Histol Embryol. 2014 Oct 13. doi: 10.1111/ahe.12152.

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