Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Randi Rotne

Dr Randi Rotne

BVSc

After graduating from the University of Sydney, Randi worked in general practice for over 20 years and successfully operated her own clinic in the Hawkesbury region for 10 years.

Randi has always had a professional interest and passion for surgery in all species. She completed her PhD in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery in 2017 (a biomechanical study in one style of locking plate and investigations into the bone blood supply associated with locking plates.)

Randi is actively involved in research projects and undergraduate teaching.

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Currently completing a PhD in a study involving a biomechanical study in locking plates that has progressed to investigating the bone blood supply associated with locking plates.

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The main teaching commitments involve surgical topics such as spey clinic, surgery workshops, lectures and clinical surgical commitments but she also teaches into some PBL subjects and other areas.

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R Rotne, N Bertollo, W Walsh, NK Dhand, K Voss, KA Johnson (2014) Influence of plate-bone contact on cyclically loaded conically coupled locking plate failure. Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 45, 515 – 521.

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R Rotne, G Edwards, KA Johnson. Mechanical Performance of a Locking Plate and Bone Blood Supply – The University of Sydney Post-Graduate Conference, Sydney, 2014.

R Rotne, N Bertollo, W Walsh, NK Dhand, K Voss, KA Johnson. Plate-Bone Contact and Cyclically Loaded Locking Plates – Poster Presentation –Combined Orthopaedic Research Society, Venice, 2013.

R Rotne, N Bertollo, W Walsh, NK Dhand, K Voss, KA Johnson. Mechanical Performance of a Locking Plate with Cyclic Loads - The University of Sydney Post-Graduate Conference, Sydney, 2012. Winner of mid-stage HDR.

R Rotne, N Bertollo, W Walsh, NK Dhand, K Voss, KA Johnson. Influence of Plate-Bone Contact on Cyclically Loaded Locking Plate Failure – American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Chicago, 2011.

R Rotne, W Walsh, N Bertollo, K Voss, KA Johnson. Mechanical Performance of a Locking Plate with Cyclic Loads - The University of Sydney Post-Graduate Conference, Sydney, 2010. Winner of early-stage HDR.

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  • Surgery and educating in clinical skills
  • Community Outreach Programs; working with human and animal health issues
  • Remote communities and animal health
  • Community pet welfare

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