In Profile: Tommy Heffernan
Tommy Heffernan, otherwise known as Tommy the Vet, graduated from UCD with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Originally from Kerry, Tommy is now settled in Co Wicklow, and is a partner in the Avondale Veterinary Clinic. Tommy is also co-founder of http://www.co-farm.org which aims to connect service providers to farmers and in doing so, optimise herd health and performance. Tommy is dedicated to making farming better and to sharing his knowledge and practical experience with both farmers and other vets. In order to continue to expand his own knowledge base, Tommy recently completed the Graduate Certificate in Dairy Herd Health, an online programme run by the UCD Dairy Herd Health Group. In the first in our series of alumni profiles, Tommy talks about his time in UCD, the impact it had on him personally and professionally and his continued connection to the UCD Veterinary Community.