Mark Westman
BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Animal Welfare) PhD
Mark has a history working in shelter medicine with many animal charities and rescue organisations. After working as a clinical veterinarian for 10 years, he completed a PhD in feline retroviruses at The University of Sydney and postdoctoral research at the Centre For Virus Research, University of Glasgow. Mark maintains an active research interest in small animal infectious diseases and was a member of the 2020 AAFP/AAHA feline vaccination guidelines panel. He also cofounded Pets in the Park, Australia’s largest charity dedicated to providing veterinary care to pets owned by the homeless and currently works as a veterinary microbiologist for the Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute.