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Specialty: Reptile/Amphibian Medicine

Jim Wellehan
Kenneth Harkewicz
Brad Lock
Ned Gentz
Robert Schmidt
Karen Rosenthal
Avery Bennett
Michelle Campbell-Ward
Tim Georoff
Amanda Guthrie
Susan Horton
Jean Pare

Michelle Campbell-Ward

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, Member (MANZCVSc) Zoo Medicine, 2014
  • Diploma in Zoological Medicine (DZooMed(Reptilian)) 2007, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK)
  • Certificate in Zoological Medicine (CertZooMed) 2005, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (UK)


  • Residency in Exotic Pet Medicine, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies University of Edinburgh, 2007
  • RCVS, 2001
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (with Honors) (BVSc(Hons)), University of Sydney, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), University of Sydney, 1996

Current Professional Activities

  • Veterinarian, Taronga Western Plains Zoo – Wildlife Hospital (Taronga Conservation Society Australia)
  • Primary Veterinary Advisor, Zoo and Aquarium Association Vet SAG Nutrition Group
Past Professional Activities
  • Lecturer and Exotic/Wildlife Clinic Manager, University of Edinburgh
  • Mixed private practice
Marital Status
  • Happily married to Andy Campbell (superdad extraordinaire)
  • A son, Fraser, born in 2011
  • Ginger DSH, ‘Numbat’
  • Chocolate Labrador Retriever, ‘Tara’
  • Galah, ‘Bruce’
  • Peach-faced lovebird, ‘Sheila’
  • Travelling, especially visiting wild places
  • Hiking
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Veterinary science!
Favorite Quote
  • In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed – Charles Darwin.
What I like Most About VIN
  • The collegial atmosphere that promotes ongoing enquiry and learning and the ever-expanding database of helpful resources.
Michelle Campbell-Ward

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