Arcangelo Gentile

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Bologna

Former president of the
European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM)

Secretary General Elect of the World Association for Buiatrics (WAB)



Arcangelo Gentile was born is Italy in 1961. He is a full professor of Internal Medicine of Large Animal at the University of Bologna, Italy.

In 1986, he received his degree in Veterinary Medicine "summa cum laude". From 1990 to 1998 he was an assistant lecturer at the faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bologna, Italy.

From 1993 to 1998 he was a temporary professor at the veterinary faculty of Teramo, and from 1998 to 2005 he was an associate professor at the faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bologna. In 2005, he became a full professor of bovine internal medicine at the University of Bologna.  

Arcangelo Gentile was elected in 2016, as the Secretary General of the World Association for Buiatrics. This nomination will take place until 2020. Since 2008 he is a member of the Committee of the WAB (World Association for Buiatrics). From 2015 a chairman of the VETCEE subcommittee for the drafting of VETCEE accredited programs in “Bovine Health and Production”. As of 2016, Prof. Gentile is a coordinator of the PhD programs at the Veterinary School of Bologna.

Between the years 2003 and 2015, he was a member of the European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM) board, and from 2012 to 2013 the president of the European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM). Between the years 2009 and 2015 he was a member of the Advisory Board of the Agency for Quality Assurance in the Galician University System (ACSUG), and from 2014 to 2016 a member of the experts of the EAEVE (European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education) in Large Animals Clinical Sciences, EBVS Italian Representatives.  

Prof. Gentile joined these two solidarity projects:

Since 2003, a coordinator of a project in Tanzania "A Glass of Milk for the Children of Hanga", a solidarity project developed in collaboration with the students of the veterinary faculty in bologna and the Italian group of "Veterinaires sans Frontieres".

From 2005 to 2006, Veterinary teaching support at the AGRO-Technical School of Hagaz, in Eritrea.