Melbourne born and raised, Andrew received his degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Melbourne in 2001. Following graduation, he spent eight years in general practice, beginning in mixed practice in Bendigo followed by small animal practice both in Australia and the UK.
Seeking a career change, Andrew returned to the University of Melbourne to complete a PhD in microbiology and immunology, and commence a career in anatomic pathology. He was awarded membership of pathobiology chapter of the ANZCVS in 2014, and has been a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Diagnostic Anatomic Pathology service at the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences for the past 5 years. Andrew is a popular and well-regarded teacher, and has lectured in neuroendocrine, digestive, reproductive and general pathology, as well as instructing veterinary students and trainee pathologists in diagnostic pathology. He has also authored 30 research papers and case reports in the fields of anatomic pathology, microbiology and immunology, and was co-author of the pancreas chapter of Pathology of Domestic Animals with Professor KVF Jubb.
Andrew has broad expertise in gross pathology and histopathology across a wide range of domestic and non-domestic species, and though he loves all pathology like his own children, he has particular interests in neuropathology, gastrointestinal pathology, and forensic pathology.
Dr Julie Wayne graduated from The University of Melbourne with Honours in 1992. She undertook a 2 year pathology internship at The University of Queensland from 1997-1999. Dr Wayne passed membership examinations of the The Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) in Pathology in 2001.
She has worked in multiple diagnostic laboratories, covering both companion animal and production animal work from 1999 until present, apart from 18 months during 1997-1999 while lecturing and performing diagnostic work at The University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.
Dr Effie Lee graduated with Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) from the University of Queensland (UQ) in 2001 and completed a pathology residency at UQ in 2008.
She subsequently gained membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in pathobiology (MANZCVS) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in animal welfare research.
Dr Effie Lee joined Gribbles as a general veterinary pathologist in 2017, and is currently based at Gribbles VETLAB (Australian Clinical Labs), Glenside, Adelaide. She provides professional support for Adelaide veterinarians, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) and the rural veterinary community.
Celia has over 25 years experience in pathology, mostly in Australia and New Zealand. She has been working for Gribbles in Melbourne since 2002.
A registered specialist pathologist in anatomical and clinical pathology, Celia has interests in all domestic mammalian species, especially production animals and companion animals. Celia completed a PhD in aquaculture studying the immunology and pathology of abalone and welcomes cases of shellfish and finfish to supplement the cattle, dogs, cats, horses and sheep that make up the bulk of her work.
Dr Mark Williamson has been a senior veterinary pathologist at Gribbles Veterinary Pathology since 2004.
Mark grew up in Mount Waverley and graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1986 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with 1st class Honours. In addition to working in private veterinary practice, Mark went on to complete a Masters of Veterinary Studies, Membership of the ANZCVS and a PhD. His PhD on Hendra virus disease in horses, fruit bats and other animals was ground breaking research on a newly recognized and deadly zoonosis. His PhD was awarded the National Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Award.
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