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I am a Massey University Veterinary Graduate (2001). Following a year in small animal practice, I completed a residency in veterinary clinical pathology. This area focuses on the pathophysiology and diagnosis of animal diseases. I was employed as an academic staff member in veterinary clinical pathology in February 2006. Since that time I have become involved in working with our international BVSc students and on the veterinary science students selection committee. I became the chair of the selection committee in early 2012 and later that year was appointed as the Associate Veterinary Programme Director - Admission and Student Affairs.
Roles and Responsibilities
Senior Lecturer - Clinical Pathology
Associate Veterinary Program Director - Admission and Student Affairs
My clinical pathology research interests are the haematology of New Zealand native wildlife, particularly avian species, and companion animal urinalysis and urine testing.
I am also interested in the issues surrounding veterinary education, particularly the admission process, and am researching various aspects of veterinary student selection.
21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems
Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000):
Curriculum and Pedagogy (130200): Education (130000): Education Systems (130100): Higher Education (130103): Other Education (139900): Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212):
Veterinary Diagnosis and Diagnostics (070703): Veterinary Medicine (070706): Veterinary Pathology (070709): Veterinary Sciences (070700)
Papers taught into:
227.401 - Veterinary Clinical Pathology(Undergraduate)
Haematology, Urinalysis and Cytology
118.727 - Veterinary Clinical Pathology (Post-graduate)
227.503 - Veterinary Clinics
Haematology and Cytology
227.313 Veterinary Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Haematology, haemostasis, cytology