Associate Professor Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
After graduating from The University of Veterinary Medicine (Vienna, Austria) and some time in equine practice in Germany, Dr. Raphael Labens completed an equine rotating internship at the University of Liege, Belgium, a senior clinical scholarship in equine surgery at the University of Glasgow, UK and a residency in equine surgery at North Carolina State University, USA. During this time he also obtained a master degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Glasgow and a doctoral degree in comparative biomedical sciences from NC State University. Dr Labens has held clinical appointments at the University of Glasgow, NC State University and the University of Edinburgh. He is certified by the American, European and Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as an equine surgical specialist and by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.