Dr. med. vet. Maya Kummrow, Dipl ACZM, Dipl ECZM (ZHM)




DVSc, FTA Wildtiere (ZB Zootiere), Dipl. ACZM, Dipl. ECZM (ZHM)

Curriculum Vitae

Employment, profession:

2017-current      Assistant Professor at the Clinic for Zoo animals, Exotic Pets,
                          and Wildlife (Prof. J.-M. Hatt), Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich,

2013 - 2017       Head of Veterinary Services/ Vice Zoological Director,
                          Wuppertal Zoo, Germany

2009 - 2013       Head veterinarian, Zoo Hannover, Germany


2013                  European College of Zoo Medicine (Zoo Health Management),
                          De facto Diplomate

2013                  German Veterinary Specialist, Wildlife and Zoo Medicine,
                          FTA Wildtiere (ZB Zootiere)

2011                   American College of Zoo Medicine (ACZM), Diplomate

2006 - 2009       Residency, Zoo Medicine and Pathology, Doctor of Veterinary
                          Science (DVSc) graduate program (“Characterization and         
                          manipulation of the reproductive cycle of the female veiled
                          chameleon Chamaeleo calyptratus”), Toronto Zoo/ University of
                          Guelph, Canada

2005 - 2006       Internship, Wildlife Medicine and Surgery, Wildlife Clinic, Cumming’s
                          School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, MA, USA

2003 - 2005       Dissertation “Seroprevalence and Association with Disease of Feline
                          Coronavirus (FcoV) Serotype 1 and 2 in Switzerland”,
                          Clinical laboratory (Prof. H. Lutz), Vetsuisse Faculty, University of
                           Zurich, Switzerland

1999 - 2003        Veterinary Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland      

1997 - 99            Biology, 1st and 2nd preliminary diploma, University of Zurich,

1996 - 97            Biochemistry, 2 semesters, ETH Zurich, Switzerland