Scientific programme companion animal
Willem-Jan studied biology and veterinary medicine and graduated from veterinary medicine from the University of Utrecht as a companion animal veterinarian in 2007. He worked as a University teacher in Utrecht at the Department of Pathobiology teaching anatomy, after which he became a University teacher for the Department of Companion Animal Science and the Avian and Exotic Animal Division for two years teaching pre clinical and clinical courses.
In 2009 and 2010 he did a combined Clinical Rotation in Companion Animals and Avian and Exotic Animals after which he became a resident in Exotic Mammals from 2011 to 2013.
He currently works as a Clinical Veterinarian at the University of Utrecht. His field of interest in Veterinary Medicine is the Avian and Exotic Animal Veterinary Medicine.
He joined the Voorjaarsdagen Committee in the fall of 2013 and is co-responsible for the Companion Animal Scientific programme.