The WAVD recognizes past recipients of the Peter Ihrke Scholarship Award.
Dr Costa completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Federal University of Goiás state, Brazil, in 2004. She then embarked upon a two-year Residency Program in Small Animal Medicine at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Campus of Jaboticabal, which concluded in 2007.
Dr. Vacheva graduated from Sofia Forestry University in Bulgaria in 2008 and has worked in general practice as a veterinarian in Central Veterinary Clinic, Sofia, Bulgaria since graduation. She is a highly motivated individual with a strong interest in veterinary dermatology.