Aiden Foster is a senior teaching fellow in veterinary dermatology and pathology at Bristol Veterinary School.
He studied biology and veterinary science at the universities of Nottingham and Bristol. He trained as a veterinary dermatologist at Bristol and the University of Wisconsin (USA). He worked for the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) in a number of roles dealing with the investigation of diseases of farmed livestock and wildlife. He developed particular interests in camelids and deer; as well as dealing with cattle, goats, pigs, poultry, sheep and wildlife.
He has a particular interest in publishing and is deputy editor in chief of the journal Veterinary Dermatology and a board member for In Practice.
He is a co-editor of the textbook entitled Veterinary Allergy.
Aiden consults on dermatology cases, and supports the Farm Animal Pathology Service at Langford which provides a postmortem service for farmed livestock. He is involved in the training of clinical residents with a particular focus on veterinary dermatology. He teaches students on the Veterinary Nursing and Bioveterinary Science (BSc) and the Veterinary Science (BVSc) degree programmes.
Aiden is a Honorary Member of ESVD and a past president, having served the board for 10 years. He is a member of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology.