Mrs Marjorie Somerville BA(Sciences) PGCE mUALL HonFIRVAP FRSA FHEA Education Specialist

Marjorie is the Assistant Director of CEPT. She is an education specialist, and provides input into the course design, presentation, and coordinates the preparation of material for submission to the accrediting body. Her previous work has included a position on the Steering Committee on Science Education at the Department for Education and Science. From 1987 to 1995 Marjorie was a … Read More

Dr David Somerville BEd(Hons) PhD CSci MIPEM HonFIRVAP FRSA

David is a chartered scientist, and has studied bone healing by way of fracture analysis and orthopaedics at Salford University. He was a research supervisor at Salford and Manchester Metropolitan Universities from 1991 to 1996. Previously, David qualified in avionics and electronic engineering in the Royal Air Force and went on to study science education before becoming involved in medical … Read More

Dr Rebecca Brooks BVM&S AdvCertVPhys CertClinEd(Acc Mdx) MIRVAP MRCVS

Rebecca qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Edinburgh in 1993 and has worked in mixed practice ever since. She currently works in a practice in Lincolnshire. Rebecca is also qualified as an NVQ Assessor in order to train veterinary nurses but this qualification covers all NVQ’s. She gained the ESVPS certificate in veterinary physiotherapy with CEPT in 2010, and completed … Read More

Dr Carol Batchelor BSc(Hons) CertClinEd(Acc Mdx) AdvCertVPhys PhD MIRVAP

Carol obtained her first degree in Bio-Vet Science and was awarded the Pfizer BioVeterinary Science prize. She went on to study for her PhD at the University of Liverpool specialising in biomechanics and musculoskeletal adaptation. Formerly managing the Theravet Veterinary and Hydrotherapy centre, Carol went on to complete her Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Physiotherapy with CEP Training, gaining the top … Read More

Samantha Bobyn BSc MSc PGCE AdCertVetPhys CertClinEd (Acc Mdx)

Sam obtained her first degree in Animal Science at Nottingham Trent University. After acquiring a real passion for health and performance of horses, she went on to further her knowledge by completing a Masters in Equine health and welfare. Aiming to build a career within the sport horse world Sam went on to complete her Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Physiotherapy … Read More

Karen Goodall RVN AdvCertVPhys CertClinEd(Acc Mdx) MIRVAP

Karen qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2001 and worked in a small animal practice for over 18 years. Karen’s main focus was in surgical nursing but it was from here that her interest in rehabilitation grew. Karen went on to study with CEPT and gained her Advanced Certificate in Veterinary Physiotherapy in 2013. From there she began her own … Read More

Dr Mike Targett MA VetMB PhD MRCVS

Mike is the Associate Professor of Neurology at Nottingham Veterinary School, and teaches on our course on neurological signs and testing. He previously lectured on the RVC MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy course before moving to the Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

Professor Renate Weller Dr Med.Vet. PhD MRCVS FHEA

After graduating from the University of Munich, Renate spent a year in the US before she returned to Germany to work in equine practice. She then became a senior clinical research scholar in large animal diagnostic imaging at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC). After this she joined the Institute of Veterinary Anatomy in Munich, where she completed her Dr.Vet.Med. thesis … Read More