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Massey veterinary graduate (1993). Worked in clinical practice (mainly dairy cattle) in Taranaki for 8 years before returning to Massey University to run the Farm Services Clinic for 10 years. Now coordinates the final year of the veterinary degree and Associate Programme Director (Clinical Training).
Involved in veterinary politics for the past 15 years including the committee of the Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians of the NZVA. Member of the NZVA Board for 6 years and was President for one term.
Production animal veterinarian (mainly dairy cattle) but also a 4* FEI veterinarian for endurance riding. Main research interests are Neospora caninum abortion in cattle, BVD, demographics of the veterinary profession and clinical education.
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea
Stress among veterinarians and veterinary undergraduates
Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems
Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Animal Production (070200): Veterinary Diagnosis and Diagnostics (070703): Veterinary Epidemiology (070704): Veterinary Immunology (070705): Veterinary Medicine (070706): Veterinary Parasitology (070708): Veterinary Sciences (070700)
New Zealand Veterinary Association
Dairy cattle veterinarians
Neospora caninum infection in cattle
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea virus
Stress in the veterinary profession
Veterinary Professional studies including clinical communication
Cattle medicine. surgery and management
Animal welfare and ethics