Staff


Associate Professor John House

Associate Professor John House BSc, BVMS (Hons), PhD, Dip ACVIM
Director


Following graduation from Murdoch University in 1986 John worked in mixed practice in Gippsland Victoria prior to moving to the University of California Davis in 1989 where he completed a residency in food animal medicine and surgery and a PhD in the control and prevention of salmonella on large dairies. John’s clinical interests include designing and implementing herd health programs and assisted reproductive technologies. Research interests include infectious disease prevention and management and assisted reproductive technologies. More ..


Dr Luke Ingenhoff

Dr Luke Ingenhoff BVSc (Hons), MANZCVS
Registrar


After graduating from the University of Sydney in 2006, Luke spent 3 years working in cattle practice in the Hunter Valley, where he serviced both dairy and beef clients. In 2010 Luke took the opportunity to travel to the UK where he spent a further 2 years working in dairy practice in the English Lakes District. Luke’s interests include dairy herd fertility, mastitis investigation, lameness and obstetrics. Luke is National Cattle Pregnancy Diagnosis Scheme (NCPD) accredited; an approved veterinarian in the Johnes Disease Market Assurance Program (JDMAP) and is a Countdown Mastitis Advisor.


Dr Virginia (Jennie) Mohler

Dr Virginia (Jennie) Mohler BVSc, Hons, MANZCVS
Registrar


Jennie is originally from Northern California; her interest in livestock originates from family beef and dairy operations. Prior to embarking on a veterinary career Jennie worked in the Biotechnology Industry as a research associate and manager. Currently, Jennie is undertaking a PhD in Veterinary Immunology evaluating the effectiveness of a new salmonella vaccine. In 2010 Jennie passed her Australian College membership exams in dairy medicine. Jennie also has a keen interest in small ruminants and pigs providing advice to the numerous hobby farmers in the Camden area.


Dr Shahab Ranjbar


Dr Shahab Ranjbar DVM
Resident


Since graduating from the Azad University of Karadj, Iran in 2003 Shahab has worked with livestock. He joined the Livestock Veterinary Service in 2009 to pursue his interest in bovine lameness which is the subject of his Masters research. Shahab is currently studying for his membership exams in dairy cattle medicine.


Dr Michael Reynolds

Dr Michael Reynolds BVM&S DCHP MRCVS, Lecturer, Ruminant Health and Production

Mike qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2003 and after three years in mixed practice, has since worked exclusively in production animal medicine.
He gained the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Cattle Health and Production in 2011, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Diploma in Cattle Health and Production in 2015 and is an RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner in Cattle Health and Production. He has published and presented work on Cattle Health and Production in the UK and on the international stage with his main interests in the epidemiology and control of infectious disease, clinical governance and Advanced Reproductive technologies.


Mark

Dr Mark Hazelton BScAgr (Hons 1) BVSc
Resident


Mark originally studied a Bachelor in Agricultural Science at the University of Sydney and graduated in 2003. His 3rd year of study was spent on exchange in Canada at the University of Guelph. Following graduation he worked on a beef cattle stud in Alberta, Canada before returning to Australia to work for a livestock feed ingredients supplier in Victoria. In 2007, Mark returned to the University of Sydney to study Veterinary Science. After graduating in 2011, he worked in mixed practice in the New England region of NSW prior to working on research projects investigating mastitis prevention and cattle pain management. Mark began working for the Livestock Unit as a resident in June 2013. His Masters research is focused on Mycoplasma associated disease in Australian dairy herds. Mark has interests in farm management, mastitis, nutrition and reproduction.


Ivana Baran


Ivana Baran
Administrative Support

Ivana joined the Livestock Veterinary Service in 2010. Ivana keeps track of the clinicians organising appointments and farm visits plus takes care of ordering supplies and pharmaceuticals. The general go to person who keeps everything co-ordinated.


Ann-Marie House


Ann-Marie House
Laboratory Manager

Ann-Marie originally trained as a veterinary nurse prior to working in laboratories at the University of California Davis. Ann-Marie manages the milk culture laboratory and provides laboratory support for postgraduate student research projects.