Gillian Shaban (Dank), DVM, is a board certified veterinary oncologist and senior lecturer at the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Koret School in 1998 and completed her residency in oncology at the University of California, Davis in 2002. Dr. Dank is a Diplomate of the American College and European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Oncology, with research interests in clinical small animal oncology, the study of Procalcitonin C in canines, and the effects of passive smoking on pets.

Dr. Dank established the Oncology Department at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where she pursues research and lectures in basic and clinical oncology to veterinary students during their clinical and preclinical training.  The Koret School of Veterinary Medicine was founded in 1985, and is Israel’s only veterinary school.