Dr. Gradil’s areas of clinical expertise and interests are comparative reproduction in large and small animals including wildlife. His area of research expertise includes determination of PLC zeta concentration in the sperm of horses and how it relates to fertility. He finds satisfaction in his fieldwork because it creates the opportunity to produce desirable offspring, relieve infertility and resolve difficult parturition. Dr Gradil earned his PhD in theriogenology and his MSc in theriogenology from University of Minnesota, and his LMV from University of Lisbon, Portugal. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenology in 1998. Dr. Gradil’s honors include awards from US-AID, NATO and the Veterinary Honor Society. He has been a Fulbright Fellow and a Rockefeller Fellow.