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Elize   Dorrestein DVM, MSc

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Intern

Dr. Dorrestein graduated as a small animal veterinarian from Utrecht University (The Netherlands) in March 2014. For her Master's thesis she researched the behavior of juveniles of different species of crocodilian in Australia. After my graduation she traveled through Africa and worked as a volunteer veterinarian in different African countries. When she returned home to The Netherlands more than a year later she worked at a small animal vet clinic for a few months before deciding to pursue a career in Pathology.Veterinary Medicine (major in companion animals), Utrecht University (DVM, MSc)


Veterinary Medicine (major in companion animals), Utrecht University (DVM, MSc)


Agonistic behaviour in juveniles of three species of crocodilian: Crocodylus porosus, Crocodylus johnstoni, and Crocodylus novaeguineae (Master thesis, not published)


Certificate in Diagnostic Imaging (safety and responsible use)
Legal certificate (Art. 9) on responsible use of laboratory animals

Current Project

Intern in Anatomic and Clinical Veterinary Pathology and Master of Science research project on pathology of Orbicella annularis and O. faveolata in the waters around St. Kitts.