Dr Susan Piripi
BVSc, PhD (Veterinary Pathology), DACVP
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology
Dr Piripi graduated from Massey University, New Zealand before undertaking a residency in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology at Oregon State University.
Susan's research involved characterising chondrodysplasia in Texel sheep. Apart from production animal pathology, she also has an interest in camelid pathology and is involved in an investigation of parasitic encephalitis in racing pigeons.
Dr Neil U. Horadagoda
BVSc MVSc PhD MACVSc (Pathobiology)
Senior Veterinary Pathologist
Dr Horadagoda is a Veterinary Pathologist with a PhD in veterinary clinical pathology from the University of Liverpool, UK. He is also a member of the Pathobiology chapter of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists.
Neil has extensive research and diagnostic experience in both anatomical and clinical pathology having worked for many years in these disciplines and in a variety of diseases affecting large and small animals. His research interests cover general diagnostic pathology of animals with a special reference to the use of acute phase proteins in the early disease diagnosis, plant toxicosis and respiratory disease.
Kathy is a laboratory Scientist that joined the UVTHC Clinical Pathology in early 2006.
She works 3 days as a Laboratory Technician, performing routine and special pathology tests from clinic patients and referring veterinary practices. She has a special interest in Biochemistry.
Kathy spends 2 days a week in Dermatology, performing intradermal skin testing of patients, and assisting the Dermatologists in a variety of roles.
Outside of work hours Kathy has a horse addiction in particular pony dressage and showing.
Senior Technical Officer