Dr Lara Boland

BVSc (Hons I), FANZCVS (feline medicine), DipECVIM-CA
Senior Lecturer
Specialist in Feline Medicine and Small Animal Internal Medicine

B10 - Evelyn Williams Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3437

Biographical details

Lara graduated from the University of Sydney in 2004 and initially worked in feline and general small animal practice in Brisbane and Canberra. She has completed internships at the Animal Referral Hospital in Sydney and the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. Lara completed an International Cat Care sponsored residency in small animal medicine at the University of Bristol and then returned home to Australia in 2013 to work as a specialist at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney. Lara is both a European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist in Small Animal Medicine and an Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Fellow in Feline Medicine. In 2018 she became a senior lecturer in small animal medicine.

Research interests

Feline endocrinology, urology, toxicology

Teaching and supervision

VETS6403 Small Animal Clinics C (Professional practice) – medicine subrotation coordinator, clinical teaching, tutorials

VETS6303 Small Animal Practice A – lecturer

VETS 6309 Animal Practice B – lecturer

VETS6307/VETS6313 Research and Enquiry 3 A&B – supervisor professionally focused project

VETS6201 The Veterinary Professional 2 – lecture career pathways

Primary supervisor small animal medicine resident

Current projects

VetCompass project - Predictors of neuter-status in cats presented to veterinarians in Australia

VetCompass project - Burmese cat breed project

Associations

Member of the Australian Veterinary Association.

Member of the International Society of Feline Medicine.

Examiner for the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists membership examinations in feline medicine commenced 2018.

Tutor for the Centre for Veterinary Education (CVE) (The University of Sydney) feline medicine distance education course commenced 2018.

In the media

North American Veterinary Licensing Examination coordinator, The University of Sydney commenced 2018.

Member of the Veterinary Professional Education Committee in my role as NAVLE coordinator, The University of Sydney commenced 2018.

Chair of the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney morbidity and mortality committee.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Crowley, J., Foo, T., Boland, L., Brunel, L. (2018). Recanalisation of a congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt previously attenuated with cellophane banding in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 4(2), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Lindsay, S., Brunel, L., Podadera, J., Bennett, P. (2017). Caecocolic intussusception associated with a caecal polyp and concurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 3(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Lindsay, S., Brunel, L., Podadera, J., Bennett, P. (2017). Caecocolic intussusception associated with a caecal polyp and concurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, , 1-6. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Beatty, J. (2017). Feline Cholangitis. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice, 47(3), 703-724. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Barrs, V. (2017). Peculiarities of feline hyperadrenocorticism: Update on diagnosis and treatment. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 19, 933-947. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Murray, J., Bovens, C., Hibbert, A. (2014). A survey of owners� perceptions and experiences of radioiodine treatment of feline hyperthyroidism in the UK. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 16(8), 663-70. [More Information]
  • Boland, L. (2013). Veterinary internship survey, 2012. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 243(7), 976-980. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Angles, J. (2010). Feline permethrin toxicity: retrospective study of 42 cases. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 12(2), 61-71. [More Information]

2018

  • Crowley, J., Foo, T., Boland, L., Brunel, L. (2018). Recanalisation of a congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt previously attenuated with cellophane banding in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 4(2), 1-5. [More Information]

2017

  • Boland, L., Lindsay, S., Brunel, L., Podadera, J., Bennett, P. (2017). Caecocolic intussusception associated with a caecal polyp and concurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 3(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Lindsay, S., Brunel, L., Podadera, J., Bennett, P. (2017). Caecocolic intussusception associated with a caecal polyp and concurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, , 1-6. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Beatty, J. (2017). Feline Cholangitis. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice, 47(3), 703-724. [More Information]
  • Boland, L., Barrs, V. (2017). Peculiarities of feline hyperadrenocorticism: Update on diagnosis and treatment. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 19, 933-947. [More Information]

2014

  • Boland, L., Murray, J., Bovens, C., Hibbert, A. (2014). A survey of owners� perceptions and experiences of radioiodine treatment of feline hyperthyroidism in the UK. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 16(8), 663-70. [More Information]

2013

  • Boland, L. (2013). Veterinary internship survey, 2012. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 243(7), 976-980. [More Information]

2010

  • Boland, L., Angles, J. (2010). Feline permethrin toxicity: retrospective study of 42 cases. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 12(2), 61-71. [More Information]

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