Michele Borgarelli
DVM , PhD, DipECVIM -CA (Cardiology) 
Associate Professor Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

Contact: mborgarelli@gmail.com

Michele Borgarelli is Doctor in Veterinary Medicine, graduate of the Veterinary School of Torino in 1989. Since 1990 he has developed cardiology, abdominal ultrasound and internal medicine training in Italy, Europe and the USA. From 1995 to 2007, he was temporary Professor and then Assistant Professor (internal medicine and cardiology) at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Torino.

From 2007 to 2012, he was Associate Professor of cardiology at Kansas State University. Since 2012, he is Associate Professor of Cardiology at Virginia Tech. Diplomate of the European College Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology) in 1999, Dr. Borgarelli earned in 2005 his PhD in clinical sciences with a thesis on “Mitral Valve Disease in dogs”.

Since 1991, he is member of the board of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology (ESVC). From 2004 until 2007, he was President of the Italian Society of Veterinary Cardiology. From 2009 to 2011, he was President of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Author of 70 scientific publications, Dr. Borgarelli is currently Director of the comparative cardiovascular research laboratory at Virginia Tech.
His main research interest is therapy of heart failure, and chronic mitral valve disease in dogs.