Dr Ann Thompson
BVSc, MANZCVS, MSc, GCHEd, DACVIM
Small Animal Internal Medicine
Ann graduated from the University of Queensland in 1997. After graduation she worked in general practice in Melbourne and the UK before returning to the University of Queensland Veterinary Teaching Hospital. While at UQ she obtained her membership in small animal internal medicine. Ann then briefly worked at Veterinary Specialist Services in 2003 before going to the United States to pursue a residency in small animal internal medicine at Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Ann completed her Masters in veterinary medicine and passed her internal medicine exams at the end of her training program in 2006. She was awarded her Diplomate in Small Animal Internal Medicine by the American College of Veterinary Medicine in March 2007. During her residency, Ann was awarded the Katie McAllister Compassion Award for compassionate care of her patients. Ann returned to Australia in July 2006 to start working with the internal medicine team at Veterinary Specialist Services (Brisbane) where she spent almost 7 years treating many varied and interesting cases.
Ann has a love of teaching and in 2013 she took on the role of starting up the small animal medicine referral service at UQ Veterinary Medical Centre Gatton. While at UQ Ann completed a teaching qualification (graduate certificate in higher education) and taught both veterinary technology and veterinary students in lectures and the clinic.
Ann re-joined VSS in 2017 to take on the role of mentoring the VSS Residency Program. This program has strong links to UQ and is the perfect opportunity for Ann to shine.
Ann's current areas of interest are; endocrinology,urinary tract disease, non-invasive diagnostics and veterinary education.