BVSc, MVSt, PhD, GradDipEd, FANZCVS
Sharanne has worked in private equine practice, university clinics, research and teaching. She completed a residency and Masters in Equine Medicine and Surgery at the University of Queensland and a PhD at the University of Sydney. Upon completion of her PhD, Sharanne worked in equine private and university practice in Perth for 7 years, before accepting a post-doctoral position at Murdoch University. Joining CSU in 2006, Sharanne completed specialist qualifications in Equine Medicine (FANZCVS) in 2009, and has worked in the Veterinary Clinical Centre at CSU since its opening in 2010. She has served as Associate Head of School (2017-2020), and on the Board of Examiners for the Australian New Zealand College of Veterinary Science since 2012, including as Assistant Chief Examiner (Exams) since 2018. She was awarded the Meritorious Service Award by the ANZCVS in 2018, and the Equine Veterinarians Australia Award for Excellence in the Equine Veterinary Field in 2019.
At Murdoch University and CSU, Sharanne has contributed to teaching in veterinary physiology, equine medicine and problem-based learning, including coordination of final year clinical rotations (2009 – 2019). She has interests in curriculum design and delivery, assessment and course accreditation.
Sharanne's research interests include respiratory diseases of horses, neonatology, pharmacology, gastric ulceration, microbiology and physiology. She is also interested in the evaluation of student learning, clinical assessment and the transition from university to practice and other workplaces.
1989 - current: Australian Veterinary Association
1989 - current: Equine Veterinarians Australia
1998 - current: Australian New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS)
Medicine of Horses
2007 - current: American Association of Equine Practitioners
2012 - current: Board of Examiners, ANZCVS
2012 - current: Veterinarians in Education, Research and Academia
2020 - current: Associate Editor, Australian Veterinary Journal