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Prof Peter Muir

Peter Muir
  • Location: USA
  • Year of Fellowship: 2018
  • Route to Fellowship: Meritorious Contributions to Knowledge

Field of work

Veterinary schools

Areas of special interest

  • Orthopaedic science
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Equine CT imaging

Areas of support

  • Collaborative research
  • Innovation in professional practice
  • International issues
  • One Health Agenda
  • Professional mentoring
  • Promoting knowledge and best practice
  • Public engagement
  • Translating research into veterinary practice

Professional positions

  • Melita Grunow Professor of Companion Animal Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder, Asto CT LLC


  • 2015 Melita Grunow Family Professorship in Companion Animal Health
  • 2011 AVMF/AKC Career Achievement Award
  • 2010 WSAVA Hill's Pet Mobility Award


Peter Muir BVSc, MVetClinStud, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, ECVS, FRCVS. Dr Muir obtained his veterinary degree in 1985 from Bristol University in the United Kingdom.

After working in private practice in the UK, he returned to Bristol and obtained a PhD in veterinary science in 1990.

He then moved to the University of Sydney to undertake training in small animal surgery, obtaining a Master's degree in 1992.

He completed his surgery training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1995.

After periods on faculty at the University of California, Davis and the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, he returned to Madison as a faculty member, where he is currently the Melita Grunow Family Professor of Companion Animal Health.

He has authored many peer-reviewed publications on orthopaedic science and small animal orthopaedic surgery and speaks regularly at international meetings on his work.

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