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Currently teaching 4th and 5th year undergraduate veterinary students at IVABS sheep and beef medicine, surgery and pastural systems.
Qualified 1991 BVSc Massey, presently undertaking a PhD in Johne's disease, interests in soil sciences, trace elements, human Crohn's disease.
Worked at Totally Vets for 6 years 1991 - 1996, CEO mixed veterianry practice Burton on Trent, Staffordshire England 1997 - 2008, Senior lecturer Massey UIniversity 2006 - present.
Current research - developed new diagnostic test for ovine Johne's disease, facial eczema prophylaxis with bio-fortified feeds, developing a therapeutic efficacy model for testing anti Mycobacterium avium subsp,. paratuberculosis therapeutics for both animal and humans.
21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems
Field of Research Codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Agriculture, Land and Farm Management (070100): Animal Production (070200): Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness (070106): Farming Systems Research (070107): Veterinary Medicine (070706): Veterinary Microbiology (excl. Virology) (070707): Veterinary Parasitology (070708): Veterinary Pathology (070709): Veterinary Sciences (070700): Veterinary Surgery (070711)
large Animal veterinary practice - medicine and surgery
Small animal veterinay medicine and surgery
Pastural production systems
Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Johne's disease)
4th and 5th year veterinary undergraduate teaching in medicine and surgery.
Trace element conferencing through soil sciences
Intergrating scioence teaching intio Year 7 & 8 primary school teaching