Dr Leanne Twomey was born and raised in Perth and graduated with a BVMS from Murdoch University in 1996.

Leanne spent two years in small animal practice, and then returned to Murdoch to complete a PhD in animal nutrition in 1999.

Leanne then completed a 3-year residency program in clinical pathology at the University of Florida, which provided training in all aspects of clinical pathology including haematology, biochemistry, cytology and serology. At the completion of the residency, Leanne sat and passed the 2005 ACVP board examinations in clinical pathology.

Leanne joined Vetpath Laboratory Services in 2005 and has a particular interest in haematology and cytology.

Outside of work, Leanne likes to read and enjoy life in Perth with her husband and two young sons.