Lisbeth Rem Jessen

Lisbeth Rem Jessen

Associate Professor

Current position

Associate professor companion animal internal medicine

Researchgroup leader

Main Research area

Infectious diseases in dogs and cats

Current research

Urinary tract infections

Antimicrobial stewardship

Recent Appointments

  • Workpackage leader of the European Network for Optimization of Veterinary Antimicrobial
    Treatment (ENOVAT) guidelines initiative 
  • Chair of the Antimicrobial Guidelines in Canine Acute Diarrhea drafting group.
  • Chair of the ESGVM (ESCMID Study Group Veterinary Microbiology) guidelines project.
  • Academic co-ordinator, and chairman of the National Danish working-group on antibiotic use guidelines.
  • Programme director of the UCPH residency programme in companion animal internal medicine under the auspice of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine for Companion Animal(ECVIM-CA).

Previous positions

  • Staff veterinarian in private small animal practice (Ambulatorio Veterinario, Monte Parioli, Roma) in
    Italy from 1997 to 2000 and at the small animal hospital (Regionsdjursjukhuset ANICURA
    Helsingborg) in Sweden from 2000- 2003.
  • Internship and residency in internal medicine at UCPH (2003-2007)
  • Head of the Internal Medicine Clinical Service at UCPH (2008-2010).

Assistant professor internal medicine, UCPH (2010 – 2015).

Conflicts of interest

Funding obtained from:

  • European Cooperation in Science & Technology
  • Agria Forskningsfond

Consultency fees obtained from:

  • The Danish Veterinary Association (DDD)

Speakers fees & conference participation obtained from:



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Possible conflicts of interest



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