Royal Veterinary College
David obtained his veterinary degree from The University of Sydney and after a short spell in practice he was appointed as a small animal clinical instructor at The University of Sydney and then enrolled in a PhD programme in the Faculty of Medicine investigating various aspects of the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus. After completing his PhD, David was appointed as a member of faculty in small animal medicine at The University of Sydney rising to become Hospital Director of The University Veterinary Centre.
In 2001 David was appointed Chair of Small Animal Studies at the Royal Veterinary College and head of the newly formed Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. He is currently Vice Principal for Learning and the Student Experience, overseeing the development and delivery of all undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes offered by the Royal Veterinary College.
David maintains a keen interest in small animal medicine generally and endocrinology in particular. His current research interests include insulin resistance states in diabetes mellitus and the use of ‘big data’ from general practice for managing animal health and welfare.