Dr Hannah Bender BVSc PhD DACVP
After graduating from the University of Sydney in 2005, Hannah undertook a PhD studying the genomic basis of Tasmanian devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) at The Australian National University. She subsequently undertook three years of residency training in anatomic pathology at Cornell University, followed by a fellowship in comparative pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. In 2013, Hannah became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and returned to Australia, first to a lectureship at Murdoch University, followed by a year at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory. Hannah is Scientific Officer of the Australian Animal Pathology Standards Program and a photographic editor for the journal Veterinary Pathology. She has broad interests ranging from general diagnostic pathology to wildlife health and conservation and happily divides her time between Vetnostics and the Australian Registry of Wildlife Health at Taronga Zoo.