Ann graduated from the University of Queensland in 1997 and worked in general practice in Melbourne and the UK before returning to the University of Queensland Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Ann moved to the US to pursue a residency in small animal internal medicine at Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, completed her Masters in veterinary medicine and passed her internal medicine exams at the end of her training program in 2006. She was awarded her Diplomate in Small Animal Internal Medicine by the American College of Veterinary Medicine in March 2007. Ann was awarded the Katie McAllister Compassion Award for compassionate care of her patients and returned to Australia to Veterinary Specialist Services (Brisbane).
Ann loves teaching and in 2013 led the small animal medicine referral service at UQ, completed a teaching qualification and taught both veterinary technology and veterinary students. Ann re-joined VSS in 2017 to mentor in the VSS Residency Program. Ann’s current areas of interest are endocrinology, urinary tract disease, non-invasive diagnostics, and veterinary education.
Ann is a registered specialist in Australia and is part of the education team for VetPrac abdominal ultrasound and small animal endoscopy training workshops in 2023.