11. april 2019

Volker Krömker: New Professor at Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

On the 1st of September, Volker Krömker will assume his position as Professor with special responsibilities within Bovine Herd Health Management at Section for Production, Nutrition and Health.

Professor Volker Krömker was born in 1965. He graduated as veterinarian from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover in 1990. He doctorated as Dr. med. vet from the same university in 1995. In 2014 he achieved his habilitation in udder health and milk hygiene.

Volker Krömker comes from a position as full professor of microbiology and dairy hygiene at the University of Applied Sciences in Hannover. He has also experience from veterinary practice.

His research priorities include mastitis epidemiology, virulence mechanisms of mastitis pathogens (especially Sc. uberis), mastitis risk factors and risk analysis, mastitis control and mastitis therapy.

Volker Krömker already has profound knowledge of the Danish dairy industry through collaboration with University of Copenhagen, Technical University of Denmark, SEGES and several Danish companies. He was also member of the advisory board for the StopMast project in Denmark.