Dr Sanaa Zaki

BVSc MACVSc GradCertEdStud (Higher Education)
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia Sub Dean Postgraduate Coursework  

B14 - Mcmaster Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 8060
Fax +61 2 9351 7436

Research interests

Anaesthesia and analgesia

Teaching and supervision

Veterinary Anaesthesia

Awards and honours

  • 2009 Vice-Chancellors Awards for Systems that Achieve Collective Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
  • 2005 Australian Veterinary Practitioner Student Essay prize.
  • 2002 Hugh Gordon Award for Inspirational Clinical Teaching (Student Award).
  • 2001 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching (Faculty of Veterinary Science).

Selected grants

2016

  • Introduction to cultural competence and reflections on its relevance to animal, plant, environmental, life and natural sciences (Open Learning Environment - Undergraduate); Gongora J, Muscatello G, Mor S, Zaki S, Fawcett (Quain) A, Vost M, Toribio J, White P, Ampt P, Muir M, Quinnell R, Pye M; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

2015

  • VetSetGO; Zaki S; Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT)/OLT Grants.

2014

  • Developing Graduate Attributes through Integrated Professional Practice Audiovisual-Based Learning Objects (PABLO); Matthew S, Zaki S, Fawcett (Quain) A; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

2013

  • Investigating the pain mechanisms in osteoarthritis; Zaki S, Little C, Connor M; Arthritis Australia/Grants-in-Aid.

2010

  • Australian veterinarians; Zaki S; The Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney/Start-up Research Fund.

2006

  • The use of Alfaxan CD in greyhounds; Zaki S; Canine Research foundation/Grants.

2005

  • Interactive, clinical on-line learning and assessment modules for Veterinary Anaesthesia; Zaki S; University of Sydney/Teaching Improvement and Equipment Scheme (TIES).

2003

  • Study of the use of Alfaxan CD in Greyhounds; Zaki S; Canine Research foundation/Research Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • McArthur, M., Mansfield, C., Matthew, S., Zaki, S., Brand, C., Andrews, J., Hazel, S. (2018). Resilience in Veterinary Students andthe Predictive Role of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 44(1), 106-115. [More Information]
  • Kung, L., Zaki, S., Ravi, V., Rowley, L., Smith, M., Bell, K., Bateman, J., Little, C. (2017). Utility of circulating serum miRNAs as biomarkers of early cartilage degeneration in animal models of post-traumatic osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 25(3), 426-434. [More Information]
  • Jenkins, E., Ticehurst, K., Zaki, S. (2015). An evaluation of fresh gas flow rates for spontaneously breathing cats and small dogs on the Humphrey ADE semi-closed breathing system. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 42(3), 292-298. [More Information]
  • Jackson, M., Moradi, B., Zaki, S., Smith, M., McCracken, S., Smith, S., Jackson, C., Little, C. (2014). Depletion of protease-activated receptor 2 but not protease-activated receptor 1 may confer protection against osteoarthritis in mice through extracartilaginous mechanisms. Arthritis & Rheumatology, 66(12), 3337-3348. [More Information]
  • Little, C., Zaki, S. (2012). What constitutes an "animal model of osteoarthritis" - the need for consensus ? Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 20(4), 261-267. [More Information]
  • Little, C., Zaki, S. (2012). What constitutes an 'animal model of osteoarthritis' - the need for consensus? Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 20(4), 261-267. [More Information]
  • Zaki, S., Ticehurst, K., Miyake, Y. (2009). Clinical evaluation of Alfaxan-CD as an intravenous anaesthetic in young cats. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(3), 82-87. [More Information]
  • Zaki, S., Matthew, S., Baguley, J., Taylor, R. (2008). Outcomes-based clinical competency assessment: A case study in curriculum development. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 35(3), 418-418.
  • Ticehurst, K., Zaki, S., Hunt, G., MacPherson, C., NICHOLSON, H. (2008). Use of continuous positive airway pressure in the acute management of laryngeal paralysis in a cat. Australian Veterinary Journal, 86(10), 395-397. [More Information]
  • Ticehurst, K., Zaki, S., Maddern, K., Lingard, A., Barrs, V., Malik, R. (2007). Bradyarrhythmia in a anaesthetised , elderly, hypertensive cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 9, 521-525.
  • Ticehurst, K., Zaki, S., Maddern, K. (2007). Bradyarrhythmia in an anaesthetised, elderly, hypertensive cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 9(6), 521-525.
  • Zaki, S., Tzannes, S., Govendir, M., Malik, R. (2005). Induction, maintenance and recovery of aneasthesia in the ferret using sevoflurane. Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 35(4), 139-147. [More Information]
  • Lunn, J., Martin, P., Zaki, S., Malik, R. (2005). Pneumonia due to Mycobacterium abscessus in two domestic ferrets (Mustelo putorius furo). Australian Veterinary Journal, 83(9), 542-546. [More Information]
  • Tan, C., Govendir, M., Zaki, S., Miyake, Y., Packiarajah, P., Malik, R. (2004). Evaluation Of Four Warming Procedures To Minimise Heat Loss Induced By Anaesthesia And Surgery In Dogs. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(1-2), 65-68. [More Information]
  • Liptak, J., Bissett, S., Allan, G., Zaki, S., Malik, R. (2002). Hepatic cysts incarcerated in a peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 4(2), 123-125. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Gongora, J., Muscatello, G., Zaki, S., Fawcett (Quain), A., Vost, M., Toribio, J., White, P., Ampt, P., Muir, M., Lewis, M., Quinnell, R., Pye, M., Johnston, M. (2018). Open learning environment in cultural competence in the Faculty of Science programs. Cultural Competence & The Higher Education Sector: Dilemmas, Policies & Practice, Australia: The University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S., Little, C., Connor, M. (2013). Contrasting pathophysiology and behavioural responses associated with osteoarthritis compared to an inflammatory arthropathy. Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Science week.
  • Zaki, S. (2013). Improving the welfare of research animals: An evidence-based approach to assessing and managing pain, underpinned by a better understanding of how pain, distress and analgesics impact experimental outcomes. American College of Rheumatologists Annual Meeting.
  • Zaki, S., Taylor, R., Baguley, J., Matthew, S. (2008). Outcomes based clinical competency assessment: a case study in curriculum development. Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges Educational Symposium AAVMC 2008, USA: Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
  • Zaki, S. (2006). Anaesthesia and analgesia for companion animals: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PAIN MANAGEMENT IN COMPANION ANIMALS. Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Zaki, S. (2006). Intensive Care and Anaesthesia: A Nursing Perspective. Veterinary Science Post Graduate Foundation 'Time Out' Seminar 2006, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S. (2006). Managing Pain in Cats & Dogs: Practical Approaches to Analgesia. Veterinary Science Post Graduate Foundation 'Time Out' Seminar 2006, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S. (2005). Interactive, Clinical On-line Learning and Assessment Modules for Veterinary Anaesthesia. College of Sciences and Technology Teaching & Learning Showcase, 2005, Australia: Uniserve Science.
  • Taylor, R., Barton, J., Collins, H., Bosward, K., Krockenberger, M., Hodgson, J., Marcus, G., Norris, J., Sangster, N., Sheehy, P., Tammen, I., Toribio, J., Van Ekris-Schouten, I., Windsor, P., Zaki, S. (2003). Developing graduate attributes in team work throughout a professional curriculum. Graduates for the world. A Vice-Chancellors' teaching and learning showcase of scholarly reflection & inquiry, Sydney Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S. (2003). Small Animal Anaesthesia and Analgesia. Veterinary Science Post Graduate Foundation 'Time Out' Seminar 2003, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S. (2003). Teaching clinical problem solving to veterinary science students prior to their clinical year: an integrated case-based approach. College of Sciences and Technology Teaching & Learning Showcase, Australia: UniServe Science, University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S. (2001). Anaesthesia and the Increased-Risk Patient. University of Sydney, Veterinary Science Post Graduate Foundation 'Time Out' Seminar 2001, Australia: University of Sydney.

2018

  • Gongora, J., Muscatello, G., Zaki, S., Fawcett (Quain), A., Vost, M., Toribio, J., White, P., Ampt, P., Muir, M., Lewis, M., Quinnell, R., Pye, M., Johnston, M. (2018). Open learning environment in cultural competence in the Faculty of Science programs. Cultural Competence & The Higher Education Sector: Dilemmas, Policies & Practice, Australia: The University of Sydney.
  • McArthur, M., Mansfield, C., Matthew, S., Zaki, S., Brand, C., Andrews, J., Hazel, S. (2018). Resilience in Veterinary Students andthe Predictive Role of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 44(1), 106-115. [More Information]

2017

  • Kung, L., Zaki, S., Ravi, V., Rowley, L., Smith, M., Bell, K., Bateman, J., Little, C. (2017). Utility of circulating serum miRNAs as biomarkers of early cartilage degeneration in animal models of post-traumatic osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 25(3), 426-434. [More Information]

2015

  • Jenkins, E., Ticehurst, K., Zaki, S. (2015). An evaluation of fresh gas flow rates for spontaneously breathing cats and small dogs on the Humphrey ADE semi-closed breathing system. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 42(3), 292-298. [More Information]

2014

  • Jackson, M., Moradi, B., Zaki, S., Smith, M., McCracken, S., Smith, S., Jackson, C., Little, C. (2014). Depletion of protease-activated receptor 2 but not protease-activated receptor 1 may confer protection against osteoarthritis in mice through extracartilaginous mechanisms. Arthritis & Rheumatology, 66(12), 3337-3348. [More Information]

2013

  • Zaki, S., Little, C., Connor, M. (2013). Contrasting pathophysiology and behavioural responses associated with osteoarthritis compared to an inflammatory arthropathy. Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Science week.
  • Zaki, S. (2013). Improving the welfare of research animals: An evidence-based approach to assessing and managing pain, underpinned by a better understanding of how pain, distress and analgesics impact experimental outcomes. American College of Rheumatologists Annual Meeting.

2012

  • Little, C., Zaki, S. (2012). What constitutes an "animal model of osteoarthritis" - the need for consensus ? Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 20(4), 261-267. [More Information]
  • Little, C., Zaki, S. (2012). What constitutes an 'animal model of osteoarthritis' - the need for consensus? Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 20(4), 261-267. [More Information]

2009

  • Zaki, S., Ticehurst, K., Miyake, Y. (2009). Clinical evaluation of Alfaxan-CD as an intravenous anaesthetic in young cats. Australian Veterinary Journal, 87(3), 82-87. [More Information]

2008

  • Zaki, S., Taylor, R., Baguley, J., Matthew, S. (2008). Outcomes based clinical competency assessment: a case study in curriculum development. Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges Educational Symposium AAVMC 2008, USA: Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
  • Zaki, S., Matthew, S., Baguley, J., Taylor, R. (2008). Outcomes-based clinical competency assessment: A case study in curriculum development. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 35(3), 418-418.
  • Ticehurst, K., Zaki, S., Hunt, G., MacPherson, C., NICHOLSON, H. (2008). Use of continuous positive airway pressure in the acute management of laryngeal paralysis in a cat. Australian Veterinary Journal, 86(10), 395-397. [More Information]

2007

  • Ticehurst, K., Zaki, S., Maddern, K., Lingard, A., Barrs, V., Malik, R. (2007). Bradyarrhythmia in a anaesthetised , elderly, hypertensive cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 9, 521-525.
  • Ticehurst, K., Zaki, S., Maddern, K. (2007). Bradyarrhythmia in an anaesthetised, elderly, hypertensive cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 9(6), 521-525.

2006

  • Zaki, S. (2006). Anaesthesia and analgesia for companion animals: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PAIN MANAGEMENT IN COMPANION ANIMALS. Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Zaki, S. (2006). Intensive Care and Anaesthesia: A Nursing Perspective. Veterinary Science Post Graduate Foundation 'Time Out' Seminar 2006, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S. (2006). Managing Pain in Cats & Dogs: Practical Approaches to Analgesia. Veterinary Science Post Graduate Foundation 'Time Out' Seminar 2006, Australia: University of Sydney.

2005

  • Zaki, S., Tzannes, S., Govendir, M., Malik, R. (2005). Induction, maintenance and recovery of aneasthesia in the ferret using sevoflurane. Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 35(4), 139-147. [More Information]
  • Zaki, S. (2005). Interactive, Clinical On-line Learning and Assessment Modules for Veterinary Anaesthesia. College of Sciences and Technology Teaching & Learning Showcase, 2005, Australia: Uniserve Science.
  • Lunn, J., Martin, P., Zaki, S., Malik, R. (2005). Pneumonia due to Mycobacterium abscessus in two domestic ferrets (Mustelo putorius furo). Australian Veterinary Journal, 83(9), 542-546. [More Information]

2004

  • Tan, C., Govendir, M., Zaki, S., Miyake, Y., Packiarajah, P., Malik, R. (2004). Evaluation Of Four Warming Procedures To Minimise Heat Loss Induced By Anaesthesia And Surgery In Dogs. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(1-2), 65-68. [More Information]

2003

  • Taylor, R., Barton, J., Collins, H., Bosward, K., Krockenberger, M., Hodgson, J., Marcus, G., Norris, J., Sangster, N., Sheehy, P., Tammen, I., Toribio, J., Van Ekris-Schouten, I., Windsor, P., Zaki, S. (2003). Developing graduate attributes in team work throughout a professional curriculum. Graduates for the world. A Vice-Chancellors' teaching and learning showcase of scholarly reflection & inquiry, Sydney Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S. (2003). Small Animal Anaesthesia and Analgesia. Veterinary Science Post Graduate Foundation 'Time Out' Seminar 2003, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Zaki, S. (2003). Teaching clinical problem solving to veterinary science students prior to their clinical year: an integrated case-based approach. College of Sciences and Technology Teaching & Learning Showcase, Australia: UniServe Science, University of Sydney.

2002

  • Liptak, J., Bissett, S., Allan, G., Zaki, S., Malik, R. (2002). Hepatic cysts incarcerated in a peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 4(2), 123-125. [More Information]

2001

  • Zaki, S. (2001). Anaesthesia and the Increased-Risk Patient. University of Sydney, Veterinary Science Post Graduate Foundation 'Time Out' Seminar 2001, Australia: University of Sydney.

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