Dr Angela Begg BVSc, Dip Vet Path, PhD
Angela graduated BVSc from University of Sydney in 1981 and spent 2 years as a private mixed animal practitioner. Angela then returned to the University of Sydney and completed a Diploma in Veterinary Pathology in 1983 followed by two years as a Resident in Clinical Pathology at the Rural Veterinary Centre, University of Sydney, gaining experience in all aspects of diagnostic veterinary pathology with a specific emphasis on horses. Angela then spent four years as a postgraduate research student with the CSIRO, Division of Animal Health, completing a PhD into salmonella vaccines to prevent the bacterial disease, salmonellosis.
In 1986 Angela was appointed Lecturer in Veterinary Microbiology in the Department of Veterinary Pathology at the University of Sydney where she was responsible for the teaching of Veterinary Microbiology to undergraduate veterinary science students.
From 1988 to 1990, Angela took up the appointments of lecturer in Clinical Pathology in the Department of Animal Health, University of Sydney, Camden as well as the Senior Clinical Pathologist in charge of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory of the Rural Veterinary Centre, University of Sydney.
From 1990 to 2001, Angela operated the Scone Diagnostic Veterinary Laboratory, a busy private Veterinary Pathology Laboratory in the Hunter Valley of NSW. Since then Angela has been part of the Vetnostics team.
Author of over 30 scientific publications in refereed journals. Other past activities include NATA Accreditation Advisory Committee for Veterinary Testing and the Australian Horse Industry Council subcommittee for Disease control and secretary for the Aust Soc of Vet Pathologists.
Angela is a registered specialist in Veterinary Pathology (general pathologist covering all areas of veterinary of pathology).