BVSc (Hons I) MVetClinStud FANZVCS
Jody graduated with first class honours from the University of Sydney and worked in private small animal practice for a number of years before returning to the university for an internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery and Postgraduate Diploma of Veterinary Clinical Studies. She continued at the University of Sydney as a Resident in Small Animal Medicine and completed a Masters degree (Thesis: Investigation of some alternative therapies for management of pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism in the dog) and a Fellowship training program. Jody then worked at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney as a Senior Registrar before taking up a position at the University of Sydney as Lecturer in Veterinary Medicine 2002 – 2005. She attained Fellowship of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in 2004 and is a registered specialist in Canine Medicine.
Jody has been in private referral practice in Sydney for more than a decade and has continued her clinical research – now into the long-term effects and outcomes of trilostane treatment and other medical aspects of treated and untreated hyperadrenocorticism in dogs. In addition to clinical practise, Jody works as a consultant to a leading diagnostic laboratory service, providing veterinarians of the east coast states and Tasmania with interpretation of laboratory results and clinical support. She also examines at Fellowship level for the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) as well as regular speaking engagements in post-graduate continuing education seminars.
Her clinical interests include all areas of canine and feline medicine, especially endocrinology, gerontology, pharmacology and clinical pathology.