Summer School of Veterinary Endocrinology 2024

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Ghita Benchekroun

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Ghita is a veterinary specialist in internal medicine with a focus on endocrinology. She obtained a degree in veterinary medicine from the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort in 2004, and further specialized in internal medicine.


She completed a residency in small animal medicine at the University of Cambridge and became an ECVIM specialist in internal medicine in 2012. She continued her research education and received a PhD from University Paris Est, Sciences de la vie et de la santé in 2015. In 2023, she obtained her authorization to supervise research from the same university.


Currently serving as an associate professor at the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort, she contributes to veterinary education through student and resident mentoring. She practices internal medicine in the teaching hospital. She is particularly dedicated to the advancement of veterinary endocrinology and the academic growth of future veterinarians and future specialists in internal medicine.


Her main area of publication concerns endocrine diseases and specifically adrenal diseases: primary hyperaldosteronism in cats and Cushing’s disease in dogs.