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Dr Elizabeth Bode

Elizabeth Bode
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Year of Fellowship: 2022
  • Route to Fellowship: Meritorious Contributions to Clinical practice

Field of work

Clinical practice (private)

Areas of special interest

  • Cardiology

Areas of support

  • Collaborative research
  • Professional mentoring
  • Promoting knowledge and best practice

Professional positions

  • Honorary Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Cardiology, University of Liverpool


Liz graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2006 with distinction. She started out in mixed practice before undertaking a rotating internship at the Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge. Following this she embarked on a PhD at the University of Manchester and was awarded her doctorate in 2013 for her thesis on cardiac calcium handling in heart failure and ageing.
Liz undertook her residency in small animal cardiology at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh in 2014. She then joined the University of Liverpool’s Small Animal Teaching Hospital in 2016 and was successful in achieving her specialist status in 2017.
In 2019 Liz was awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. She joined Chestergates Veterinary Specialists in 2020, setting up a new cardiology service and offering minimally invasive cardiac procedures.
Liz is also a Director of the Veterinary Thought Exchange Ltd. (vtx), a CPD company that aims to deliver more personalised CPD to the veterinary community. Liz has published widely on the subject of cardiology and is actively involved in postgraduate and undergraduate teaching.

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