BVSc (Hons) BVSc Dipl. ACVP (Clinical Pathology) GCertEd
Karen is an American Board Certified Clinical pathologist and a registered veterinary specialist with 20 years’ experience in veterinary clinical pathology. She has an intense passion for all aspects of clinical pathology that can contribute through quality results to improve clinical patient management. She graduated from the University of Pretoria in South Africa in1994, worked in private practice and then completed a post graduate degree in clinical pathology and internal medicine at Onderstepoort, University of Pretoria. She has worked, studied and spent time as a visiting clinical pathologist in South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada, United States and now resides in Australia. Karen worked for Gribbles Veterinary pathology in Australia as a senior clinical pathologist responsible for national QC and staff training before joining James Cook University. She has been an active member of the Quality Assurance & Laboratory Standards Committee for the American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology for 6 years. She has a particular interest in point of care testing in veterinary practice. She has contributed to clinical pathology books, multimedia peer reviewed clinical information services such as Vetstream and taught on VIN in addition to publication in peer reviewed journals.