Dr Gail Anderson

Dr Gail Anderson
 Position Animal Welfare Officer
 Org Unit Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (R)
 Email gail.anderson@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4107
 Mobile +61 4 2161 5147
 Location Floor/Room 1 30 ,  Mitchell ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Gail Anderson graduated from University of Melbourne School of Veterinary Science and then went on to an internship and residency in Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College in Ontario, Canada. She completed her MSc in Comparative Orthopaedics also at OVC and then went on to her PhD at the University of Toronto in Osteoclast Cell Biology. She is a registered specialist veterinary surgeon via Diplomate status of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and honorary Diplomate status of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. Gail is a Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK.

    When time permits, she is a keen walker, gardener, cyclist, dog nut and ukulele player.

  • Qualifications

    BVSc hons - Melbourne

    MSc with distinction - University of Guelph

    PhD - University of Toronto

    MACVSc (Small Animal Surgery)

    Diplomate, American College Veterinary Scientists

    Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK

  • Teaching Interests

    Veterinary medical education

    Teaching technical surgical skills

    Teaching clinical decision-making skills

    Bone biology

    Animal Wefare and recognition of animal pain

    Currciculum development

  • Research Interests

    Bone biomaterials interactions especially enhancement of osseous integration

    Bone cell mechanics and mechanotransduction

    Clinical outcomes in veterinary surgery

    Pain assessment and management in animals

  • Research Funding

    Biomaterials and bone  - NHMRC, ARC

     Previously CIHR, MRC of Canada, Arthritis Society fo Canada

  • Professional Associations

    Orthopaedic Research Society

    American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    American College Veterinary Surgeons

    Australian College Veterinary Scientists

    Australian Veterinary Association


  • Professional Interests

    Small animal surgery including surgical oncology and general surgery

    Veterinary medical education

    Animal welfare and care

    Pain management 

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Entry last updated: Thursday, 9 Aug 2018

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