Anna Meredith

Head of the Melbourne Veterinary School
The University of Melbourne

Professor Anna Meredith joined The University of Melbourne in July 2018 as Head of the Melbourne Veterinary School. Previously, she was Professor and Chair of Zoological and Conservation Medicine at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, and Head Veterinary Surgeon for Edinburgh Zoo, with over 27 years clinical and research experience in wildlife health and conservation.  

Anna is a Fellow and Specialist in Zoological Medicine of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London and a Specialist in Wildlife Population Health of the European College of Zoological Medicine. She has a special interest in mammalian dermatology, and has published many book chapters, journal articles and delivered international veterinary lectures on skin disease in exotic and wild species. Her research in conservation medicine includes current projects on raptors, squirrels and amphibians and examines the interrelationship between ecosystems, animal and human health.