Wenche K Farstad Professor DVM, Dr scient PhD DipECAR

Wenche K. Farstad (born in 1954), married, 3 sons and 7 grandchildren, graduated in 1979 from the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, DVM (cand.med.vet.).

She obtained a PhD (dr. scient.), thesis on dog reproduction 1984, and a free level doctorate degree (dr.med.vet.), thesis on fox reproduction in 1993. She became associate professor of reproduction in 1985, and full professor from 1995 at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science.

She was instrumental in the foundation of the European College of Animal Reproduction and the European Veterinary Society for Small Animal Reproduction and served as Board member of both for several years. She is a Diplomate of ECAR.

She also serves at the advisory Board of the Institute for Breeding Rare and Endangered African Mammals (IBREAM).

Her clinical and research interest are animal reproduction and biotechnology.

Privately, she has bred English setters and English springer spaniels under the prefix Streamside for 20 years. She is a field trial judge and is member of several national and international canine societies such as The Kennel Club (UK).