Journal of Animal Health and Behavioural Science

ISSN: 2952-8097

Open Access

Joanne Connolly

Joanne Connolly

Joanne Connolly
Charles Sturt University, Faculty Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Australia


Joanne Connolly is Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Microbiology in the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences and Course Coordinator of the Captive Vertebrate (Zoo Animals) Management Program at Charles Sturt University, NSW. She worked in veterinary practices in Tasmania and Queensland with domestic animals, zoo animal and wildlife. This was followed by a PhD on the immunopathological characterisation of infectious disease in the koala and the platypus. Joanne has taught anatomy, pathology and microbiology in Australia and New Zealand. 

Research Interest

Zoo animal welfare
Pathology and wildlife disease
Mucormycosis and theileriosis in platypus
Lymphoid neoplasia, Cryptococcosis and Chlamydial disease in the koala
Epidemiology, Pathogenicity and Immunogenicity of the Salmonella in birds, reptiles and mammals
Campylobacter spp. in cattle, poultry and dogs
Emerging disease in kangaroos

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