Dr. Nonke Hopman received her veterinary degree from Utrecht University (UU), the Netherlands, in 2012. She worked as companion animal veterinarian in several Dutch companion animal clinics. She returned to UU, faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biomolecular Health Sciences in 2014, for a PhD-project on ‘Antimicrobial Stewardship and Pets’, which she completed in 2019. Parallel with her PhD, she followed and completed a postgraduate Master on Epidemiology. Thereafter, she worked at the same department for almost two years, as a postdoc researcher/veterinarian on several projects related to optimization of antimicrobial use, antimicrobial stewardship and antimicrobial resistance. From August 2021 onwards, she worked as policy officer at the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. She came back to UU in August 2022, when the opportunity arose to start a residency in veterinary microbiology.
On September 1, 2022 she started her ECVM residency with Dr. Broens and Prof. Dr. Wagenaar as Residency Programme Directors and Dr. Broens as Residency Programme Supervisor.