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Joanna Dukes-McEwan

Joanna Dukes-McEwan

BVMS(Hons), MVM, PhD, SFHEA, DVC, Dip. ECVIM-CA(Cardiology), FRCVS, Small Animal Teaching Hospital, University of Liverpool, UK

United Kingdom

Professor Dukes-McEwan graduated in 1986 from the University of Glasgow and remained there to do an internship and residency training. After a spell in general practice, she moved to Edinburgh Veterinary School as a lecturer and researcher, which resulted in her PhD in familial dilated cardiomyopathy in Newfoundland dogs. A Diplomate of the ECVIM, Professor Dukes-McEwan has been based at the University of Liverpool since 2004, where she is responsible for undergraduate cardiology teaching as well as being involved in clinical research, having authored or co-authored over 80 publications. She is the current chair of the cardiology specialty for ECVIM-CA and serves on their executive board, and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2017 for meritorious contributions to clinical practice.

Contributions from Joanna Dukes-McEwan

Browse between the articles contributions from this author below.

The echogenic bridging scar traverses the LV cavity

Issue number32.2 Published 03/11/2022

Management of the cat with heart failure

Cats with cardiomyopathies other than hypertrophic cardiomyopathy often first present with severe or even life-threatening clinical signs; this article focuses on the diagnosis of the underlying cardiac condition and the options for treatment.

By Joanna Dukes-McEwan and Catheryn Partington

Murmurs in cats with HCM most often result from left ventricular outflow tract obstruction

Issue number32.2 Published 13/10/2022

Pre-clinical feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is prevalent in the pet cat population, but affected animals may not be easy to identify; this paper offers a comprehensive overview of the condition for the first-opinion veterinarian.

By Catheryn Partington and Joanna Dukes-McEwan