Michelle Campbell-Ward is a Senior Program and Policy Officer for Animal Welfare in the Department of Regional New South Wales (NSW). She has also worked as a zoo and wildlife veterinarian with the Taronga Conservation Society, based in Dubbo NSW, since 2008. Michelle studied zoology and veterinary medicine at the University of Sydney. After working in domestic animal practice for a number of years, she completed a residency in zoological medicine at the University of Edinburgh in 2007. Michelle became a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RVCS) Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine in 2008 and she has been an exotic animal medicine consultant for the Veterinary Information Network since 2014. She is President of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Zoo and Wildlife Medicine Chapter. Dr. Campbell-Ward is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer with Charles Sturt University. She has authored many scientific publications and has regularly given presentations at international conferences. Her professional interests include conservation medicine, zoo nutrition, One Health-One Welfare, and the ethics associated with the care and management of captive and free-ranging non-domestic species.
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