Dr Didier Noël CARLOTTI graduated from Toulouse University in 1977, and was a private practitioner in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France since 1979. He decided to dedicate himself exclusively to veterinary dermatology in 1989 in a general practice and opened a clinic devoted exclusively to veterinary dermatology in January 1998. He published 109 papers as first author (and 50 as co-author), 26 book chapters, and one book; he also edited one book. He has lectured all over the world with a total of more than 380 presentations in the field of Veterinary Dermatology.
He was a Founder Member and a Past-President (1988-1990) of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology (ESVD) and a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD). He served as Treasurer (1992-1995), Secretary (1996-1997), Vice-President (1998-1999) and President (2000-2001) of the ECVD. He was President of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) (2010-2012) and President of the 8th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology.
He was the representative of ECVD at EBVS from 1999 to 2001.
He was an official member of the French CNSV (Conseil National de la Spécialisation Vétérinaire) since December 2002.
He was also President of the French Small Animal Dermatology Study Group (GEDAC) from 1985 to 1991, President of the French Companion Animal Veterinary Association (AFVAC) from 1999 to 2009 and first President of the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA, May 1990 to June 1995) an organisation which he initiated, planned and inspired.
Sadly, Dr. Carlotti died in November 2014,