Michael Park| BVMS | PhD | MRCVS
Mick graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 1988 and spent a year in farm animal practice before returning to Glasgow as a pathology resident. He then took on a research fellowship on genetic resistance of sheep to gastro-intestinal parasites, leading to a PhD. Mick then left Glasgow for seven years of mostly farm animal practice in Aberdeenshire and then Lanarkshire. Both the practices had MHS contracts and he contributed to the Official Veterinarian work.
Mick joined the State Veterinary Service in 2003 and has had a number of roles, including Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Business Partner for Scotland and Veterinary Head of Exotic Disease and Welfare. He is now Veterinary Lead for Scotland, covering South West Scotland. Mick is committed to developing the veterinary and technical teams in APHA and improving animal health and welfare through his role in APHA, delivering an effective multi-agency approach and actively engaging with veterinary profession, stakeholders and wider industry.