Jordi Franch graduated from the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona Veterinary School (SPAIN) in 1988. In 1991 he was appointed Assistant Professor in Surgery/Orthopedics at the Veterinary School of Barcelona where he completed the PhD degree with the study “Scintigraphic, microangiographic and Back scattered scanning electron microscopy assessment of bone healing in fractures treated with external fixations” in 1994. He did several surgical clinical stays in the Veterinary School of Toulouse University (1989-1990); Cambridge University (1995), Colorado State University (1997) and Florida State University (2006). In 1998 he was appointed Associate Professor in Surgery and Orthopedics at the Veterinary School of Barcelona where he is currently working. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the Indexed Spanish Small Animal Veterinary Journal from 2003 to 2010. He has published more than 30 papers in National and International Indexed Journals. His main area of interest is fracture repair and bone healing stimulation by means of development of osteoconductive and osteoinductive synthetic bone grafts.
Leadership and Nomination Committee(LNC): Member