Lucy Woolford

Dr Lucy Woolford

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology

School of Animal and Veterinary Science

Faculty of Sciences


Lucy is a registered specialist veterinary pathologist with interest in the health and conservation of wildlife species, and in equine pathology and diagnostics. Following qualification as a veterinarian from Murdoch University,Perth, Lucy spent two years working in a mixed clinical veterinary practice in the Mid North of South Australia. In 2005 she returned to Western Australia to pursue interests in conservation and health of Australian wildlife, undertaking a PhD examining the pathological, aetiological and epidemiological aspects of a debilitating viral-associated skin cancer in the endangered Western barred bandicoot (Perameles bougainville). Following the PhD, Lucy left the sunny shores of Western Australia to undertake a residency in Veterinary Anatomic Pathology at the Royal Veterinary College, London, and the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket, England. This residency, funded by The Horse Trust, enabled a focus on the health and disease of horses. In September 2010, Lucy completed the certifying examinations of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. She joined the University of Adelaide’s School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences in November 2010.

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Principal Supervisor Pathogenesis and Triggers for Acute Bovine Liver Disease Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Eve Marie Manthorpe
    2017 Co-Supervisor Recrudescence of Salmonella typhimurium Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Nitish Narendra Joat
    2017 Co-Supervisor Reproducation in the Horse Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Kirsty Gallacher
    2016 Co-Supervisor Molecular Pathogenesis of Oncogenesis in KoRV Infected Koalas Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Tamsyn Louise Stephenson
  • Position: Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Pathology
  • Phone: 83137632
  • Email: lucy.woolford@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 7956
  • Campus: Roseworthy
  • Building: Corridor Block, floor G
  • Room: G 19
  • Org Unit: School of Animal and Veterinary Science

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