Dr Wendy Hamood

Extra Mural Studies Coordinator
Dr Wendy Hamood
  Org Unit School of Animal and Veterinary Science
  Email wendy.hamood@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8521 2916
  Mobile +61 4 5983 6107
  Location Floor/Room G 12 ,  Corridor Block ,   Roseworthy

Wendy has  20 years experience working in veterinary practice in South Australia. Her experience includes seven years in rural mixed animal practice, followed by a combination of emergency afterhours, locum and regular part time work. Creating and contributing to a positive team based work culture to meet organisation goals is something that Wendy has always embraced with enthusiasm.

She has been responsible for developing and coordinating extramural animal husbandry and clinical placements for veterinary students in addition to supporting animal science students gain work base learning experiences.



Bachelor of Science, Flinders University (1986)

Bachelor of Science Veterinary Medicine, Murdoch University (1988)

Bachelor Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, Honours, Murdoch University (1990)

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, The University of Adelaide (2012)

Graduate Certificate in Online Learning, The University of Adelaide (2014)

Preparing students for the realities of the "world of work" and professional life, instilling an interest in lifelong learning. Transfer of skills learned at University into the workplace. Ensuring students get the most out of their workplace learning opportunities and making learning relevant. Incorporating authentic assessment into the curriculum. Ensuring students are career ready. Facilitating team based learning activities. Helping students develop professional support networks.



 Work integrated learning, teaching reflection and sensitive subjects, mental health, stakeholder engagement, linking assessment to employability.


Journal articles

Hamood, W. J., Chur-Hansen, A., & McArthur, M. L. (2014). A qualitative study to explore communication skills in veterinary medical education. International journal of medical education, 5, 193.


Conference Proceedings

Easton, L, & Hamood, W,  2013, 'Virtual Simulation use in Veterinary and Biological Sciences Education.', ERGA Educational Research Group of Adelaide. 

Hamood, W, Chur-Hansen, A, McArthur M, 2015  'A qualitative study on communication skills in contexts relevant to veterinary medicine education.', Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators and Asian Medical Education Association Conference in Newcastle, March

Heath M, Due C, Hamood W, Hutchinson A,  Leiman T, Maxfield K & Warland J, (2016) 'Teaching sensitive material: a multi-disciplinary perspective.', ERGA Educational Research Group of Adelaide. 

Australian Veterinary Association SA Division Committee  Member (2011 to 2016)

Australian Veterinary Association Policy Advisory Council SA Division Representative (2013 to present)

AVA SA Division Rural Vets Secretary (2012 to 2016)

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Entry last updated: Sunday, 22 Jan 2017

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