June 1992 award of the doctorate, Klinik für Chirurgie und Augenheilkunde (Department of Surgery and Ophthalmology) at the Veterinary University of Vienna ; topic of the thesis:„Gonioscopic Studies in Siberian Huskies“ June 1991 - June 1992 resident in a small - animal clinic Dr. Dreier in Baden Since July 1992 with the Department of Surgery and Ophthalmology at the Veterinary University in Vienna Since 2001 head of the Ophthalmology Department of the Veterinary University Vienna 21. 5. 1999: Award of teachung persmission as „Universitätsdozentin“ for surgery and ophthalmology. Topic of the habilitation: „Beiträge zur Ätiologie und Morphologie der Conjunctivitis follicularis, der erosiven Keratitis und Keratitis superficialis chronica des Hundes“. 7. 4. 2000 Diplomate ECVO: board exam of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmology From May to December 2000 Ophthalmology Department University of Florida, Gainsville, Ophthalmology Department University of Ohio, Columbus und referral clinic VETMed, Ohio, referral clinic North Carolina Specialists, Greensboro and Ophthalmology Department University of North Carolina, Raleigh. Since 2001 accreditation of the ophthalmology unit as training centre for ECVO residents. Supervision of numerous PhDs, dissertations and diplomas. Organisation of postgraduate continuing education for the practitioner, speaker at national and international meetings, publications in peer-reviewed journals and author of books and book chapters.