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Simon De Graaf

Simon De Graaf PhD

Associate Professor | Camperdown, New South Wales    Australia
Physiology And Biophysics
Artificial Insemination, Research Management,...More
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Biography :

Associate Professor de Graaf worked at the Royal Veterinary College London before returning to Australia to take up an academic position in the Faculty of Veterinary Science at The University of Sydney. Associate Professor de Graaf is recognised as a world expert in sheep reproduction, seminal plasma, sperm sexing and artificial insemination. His research programs have been awarded over $3 million in funding since 2009 and produced a book chapter, over 40 refereed articles in international journals and invited presentations at several national and international conferences. Associate Professor de Graaf consults to the Australian artificial breeding industry, including the provision of instructional courses for controlled breeding, standardisation of semen assessment, processing and freezing for semen processing centres. He is currently Secretary General of the International Congress on Animal Reproduction and Vice President of the Association of Applied Animal Andrology. Associate Professor de Graaf is a member of the scientific advisory boards of Enterprise Ireland and The Australian Rhino Project as well as an Editorial Board member of the international journal Animal Reproduction Science.

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Physiology and Biophysics

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Artificial Insemination, Research Management, Semen Preservation, Cryopreservation, Sperm sexing, Flow Cytometry, Embryos, Reproductive Biology, Reproduction Biology, Embryo Transfer, Animal Science, Oocytes, Spermatology, Theriogenology, Proteomics, Physiology, Cattle, Cryobiology, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Spermatogenesis, Estrus Synchronization, Semen Analysis, Semen Evaluation, Reproductive Endocrinology, Sperm Fertility, Sorting

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MOC / CME / CE Requirements
Connecticut Medical Examining Board

Connecticut Medical Examining Board accepts the credit courses that are accredited by ACCME and awards AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

MD/DO Requirement:

CME Credits Required : 50.00 | Licensing Cycle AMA PRA : 2 Years | Category Credits : 0.00

A minimum of 50 contact hours of qualifying continuing medical education every 2 years commencing on the first date of license renewal;1 contact hour means a minimum of 50 minutes of the continuing education activity once every 6 years.1 CME hour in each of the following topics:

(A) Infectious diseases, including, but not limited to, acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus,
(B) risk management,
(C) sexual assault,
(D) domestic violence,
(E) cultural competency,
(F) behavioral health.

Beginning January 1, 2020, such behavioral health CME must include at least 2 contact hours on diagnosing and treating (i) cognitive conditions, including, but not limited to, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, delirium, related cognitive impairments, and geriatric depression, or (ii) mental health conditions, including, but not limited to, those common to veterans and family members of veterans such as post-traumatic stress, risk of suicide, depression, and grief. OCC/MOC not accepted as a substitute. The commissioner may grant a waiver for not more than 10 contact hours of CME for physicians who:

(1) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board,
(2) engage in activities related to the physician’s service as a member of a medical healing panel, or
(3) assist the state Department of Public Health with its duties to board and commissions (described in Ch. 368a. Sec. 10a-14).