Dr Wendy Hamood

Dr Wendy Hamood
 Position Extra Mural Studies Coordinator
 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
  • Biography/ Background

    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.



  • Qualifications

    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)

  • Teaching Interests

    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.


  • Research Interests


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


  • Publications

    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. 

  • Professional Associations

    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: Monday, 18 Dec 2017

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