Dr Peter Hill

Peter Hill
Professor
School of Animal and Veterinary Science
Faculty of Sciences

Peter Hill is a UK veterinary graduate with over 25 years experience of clinical practice and academia. After spending 5 years in a UK companion animal hospital, he trained as a specialist dermatologist at the University of Madison, Wisconsin in the USA. He obtained a PhD at the University of Edinburgh and subsequently worked as a lecturer, clinician and researcher. After spending some time at Bristol University, he emigrated to Australia and spent 18 months at a specialist referral centre in Sydney. Following that, Peter returned to academia at the University of Adelaide. Peter is the only veterinary dermatologist in the world to have been board certified as a Diplomate in the UK, Europe and the USA, as well as having a PhD. He has trained 9 dermatology residents, written 2 textbooks, published over 100 papers and book chapters, and given over 240 invited talks and presentations.

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Dr Peter Hill

Peter Hill is a UK veterinary graduate with over 25 years experience of clinical practice and academia. After spending 5 years in a UK companion animal hospital, he trained as a specialist dermatologist at the University of Madison, Wisconsin in the USA. He obtained a PhD at the University of Edinburgh and subsequently worked as a lecturer, clinician and researcher. After spending some time at Bristol University, he emigrated to Australia and spent 18 months at a specialist referral centre in Sydney. Following that, Peter returned to academia at the University of Adelaide. Peter is the only veterinary dermatologist in the world to have been board certified as a Diplomate in the UK, Europe and the USA, as well as having a PhD. He has trained 9 dermatology residents, written 2 textbooks, published over 100 papers and book chapters, and given over 240 invited talks and presentations.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2017 Professor of Veterinary Dermatology and Immunology University of Adelaide
2010 - 2016 Associate Professor in Veterinary Dermatology and Immunology University of Adelaide
2009 - 2010 Specialist Veterinary Dermatologist Veterinary Specialist Centre
2005 - 2009 Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Dermatology University of Bristol
2000 - 2005 Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Dermatology University of Edinburgh
2000 - 2003 Director of the Hospital for Small Animals University of Edinburgh
1996 - 2000 Lecturer in Veterinary Dermatology University of Edinburgh
1986 - 1991 Companion Animal Veterinarian The Veterinary Hospital

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1993 - 1996 University of Edinburgh Scotland PhD
1981 - 1986 University of Liverpool United Kingdom BVSc

Postgraduate Training

Date Title Institution Country
1991 - 1993 Residency in Veterinary Dermatology University of Wisconsin–Madison United States

Certifications

Date Title Institution name Country
2006 Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology European College of Veterinary Dermatology
1999 Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology American College of Veterinary Dermatology USA
1999 Diploma in Veterinary Dermatology Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons United Kingdom
1989 Certificate in Small Animal Dermatology Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons United Kingdom

Research Interests

Allergy, Dermatology, Veterinary Immunology, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Sciences

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Misan, A., Chan, W., Trott, D. & Hill, P. (2017). Survival of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in modified Romanowsky staining solutions.. Veterinary dermatology, 28, 4, 1-6.
10.1111/vde.12435
2016 Westermann, T., Hill, P. & Carr, A. (2016). Skin lesions observed during shearing in 338 alpacas (Vicugna pacos) in South Australia. The Japanese Journal of Veterinary Dermatology, 22, 2, 83-90.
2016 Hill, P. & Imai, A. (2016). The immunopathogenesis of staphylococcal skin infections – A review. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 49, 8-28.
10.1016/j.cimid.2016.08.004
2015 Duffield, R., Wong, H., Trott, D. & Hill, P. (2015). Survival of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in modified Romanowsky staining solutions. Veterinary Dermatology, 26, 4, 223-+.
10.1111/vde.12221
2015 Hensel, P., Santoro, D., Favrot, C., Hill, P. & Griffin, C. (2015). Canine atopic dermatitis: detailed guidelines for diagnosis and allergen identification. BMC Veterinary Research, 11, 1, -.
10.1186/s12917-015-0515-5
2015 Rosenblatt, A., Hill, P., Davies, S., Webster, N., Lappalainen, A., Bottema, C. & Caraguel, C. (2015). Precision of spinal radiographs as a screening test for intervertebral disc calcification in Dachshunds. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 122, 1-2, 164-173.
10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.09.015
2015 Hill, P. (2015). Reliability and agreement in the use of four- and six-point ordinal scales for the assessment of erythema in digital images of canine skin. Veterinary Dermatology, 26, 3, 165-e34-170-e34.
10.1111/vde.12193
2014 Olivry, T., Saridomichelakis, M., Nuttall, T., Bensignor, E., Griffin, C. & Hill, P. (2014). Validation of the Canine Atopic Dermatitis Extent and Severity Index (CADESI)-4, a simplified severity scale for assessing skin lesions of atopic dermatitis in dogs. Veterinary Dermatology, 25, 2, 77-e25.
10.1111/vde.12107
2014 Rosenblatt, A., Bottema, C. & Hill, P. (2014). Radiographic scoring for intervertebral disc calcification in the Dachshund. The Veterinary Journal, 200, 3, 355-361.
10.1016/j.tvjl.2014.03.023
2014 Schwartz, A., McCrackin, M., Schinazi, R., Hill, P., Vahlenkamp, T., Tompkins, M. & Hartmann, K. (2014). Antiviral efficacy of nine nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors against feline immunodeficiency virus in feline peripheral blood mononuclear cells. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 75, 3, 273-281.
10.2460/ajvr.75.3.273
2013 Hill, P., Brain, P., Collins, D., Fearnside, S. & Olivry, T. (2013). Putative paraneoplastic pemphigus and myasthenia gravis in a cat with a lymphocytic thymoma. Veterinary Dermatology, 24, 6, 646-.
10.1111/vde.12086
2010 Dedola, C., Ressel, L., Hill, P., Van Den Broek, A. & Thoday, K. (2010). Idiopathic generalized sebaceous gland hyperplasia of the Border terrier: a morphometric study. Veterinary Dermatology, 21, 5, 1-9.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2009.00807.x
2010 Hill, P., Rybnicek, J. & Lau-Gillard, P. (2010). Correlation between pruritus score and grossly visible erythema in dogs. Veterinary Dermatology, 21, 5, 450-455.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2010.00881.x
2010 Lau-Gillard, P., Hill, P., Chesney, C., Budleigh, C. & Immonen, A. (2010). Evaluation of a hand held evaporimeter (VapoMeter) for the measurement of transepidermal water loss in healthy dogs. Veterinary Dermatology, 21, 2, 136-145.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2009.00738.x
2009 Rybnicek, J., Lau-Gillard, P., Harvey, R. & Hill, P. (2009). Further validation of a pruritus severity scale for use in dogs. Veterinary Dermatology, 20, 2, 115-122.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2008.00728.x
2009 Pratschke, K. & Hill, P. (2009). Dermal arteritis of the nasal philtrum: surgery as an alternative to long-term medical therapy in two dogs. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 50, 2, 99-103.
10.1111/j.1748-5827.2008.00691.x
2009 Hill, P., Hoare, J., Lau-Gillard, P., Rybnicek, J. & Mathie, R. (2009). Pilot study of the effect of individualised homeopathy on the pruritus associated with atopic dermatitis in dogs. Veterinary Record, 164, 12, 364-370.
10.1136/vr.164.12.364
2008 Hou, C. C., Griffin, C. & Hill, P. (2008). Dermatophagoides farinae-specific IgG responses in atopic dogs undergoing allergen-specific immunotherapy with aqueous vaccines. Veterinary Dermatology, 19, 4, 215-220.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2008.00682.x
2008 Hill, P., Boyer, P., Lau, P., Rybnicek, J., Hargreaves, J. & Olivry, F. (2008). Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita in a great Dane. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 49, 2, 89-94.
10.1111/j.1748-5827.2007.00419.x
2008 Neuber, A., Thoday, K. & Hill, P. (2008). Immunoglobulin G responses in 21 dogs with skin diseases to antigens from different isolates of Staphylococcus intermedius. Veterinary Record, 162, 3, 75-79.
10.1136/vr.162.3.75
2007 Lau, P., Hill, P., Rybnicek, J. & Steel, L. (2007). Sarcoptic mange in three alpacas treated successfully with amitraz. Veterinary Dermatology, 18, 4, 272-277.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2007.00601.x
2007 Hill, P., Lau, P. & Rybnicek, J. (2007). Development of an owner-assessed scale to measure the severity of pruritus in dogs. Veterinary Dermatology, 18, 5, 301-308.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2007.00616.x
2007 Colombo, S., Hill, P., Shaw, D. & Thoday, K. (2007). Requirement for additional treatment for dogs with atopic dermatitis undergoing allergen-specific immunotherapy. Veterinary Record, 160, 25, 861-864.
10.1136/vr.160.25.861
2007 Rybnicek, J. & Hill, P. (2007). Suspected polymyxin B-induced pemphigus vulgaris in a dog. Veterinary Dermatology, 18, 3, 165-170.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2007.00589.x
2007 Hill, P. (2007). Treatment of canine atopic dermatitis: balancing the three factors. In Practice, 29, 10, 566-573.
10.1136/inpract.29.10.566
2006 Hou, C. C., Day, M., Nuttall, T. & Hill, P. (2006). Evaluation of IgG subclass responses against Dermatophagoides farinae allergens in healthy and atopic dogs. Veterinary Dermatology, 17, 2, 103-110.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2006.00509.x
2006 Nuttall, T., Hill, P., Bensignor, E. & Willemse, T. (2006). House dust and forage mite allergens and their role in human and canine atopic dermatitis. Veterinary Dermatology, 17, 4, 223-235.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2006.00532.x
2006 Neuber, A., Van Den Broek, A., Rhind, S., Hill, P. & Thoday, K. (2006). Generalized alopecic and cystic dermatosis in a cat: a counterpart to the hairless mouse phenotype or a unique congenital dermatosis?. Veterinary Dermatology, 17, 17, 63-69.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2005.00492.x
2006 Hill, P., Lo, A., Eden, C., Huntley, S., Morey, V., Ramsay, S. ... Williams, V. (2006). Survey of the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment of dermatological conditions in small animals in general practice. Veterinary Record, 158, 16, 533-539.
10.1136/vr.158.16.533
2005 Nuttall, T., Knight, P., McAleese, S., Brown, J., Lamb, J. & Hill, P. (2005). Expression of Th1-cytokine mRNA in canine atopic dermatitis correlates with severity of clinical lesions. Advances in Veterinary Dermatology, 5, 17-27.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2004.00410_1-3.x
2005 Chen, T. A. & Hill, P. (2005). The biology of Malassezia organisms and their ability to induce immune responses and skin disease. Veterinary Dermatology, 16, 1, 4-6.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2005.00424.x
2005 Hou, C. C., Pemberton, A., Nuttall, T. & Hill, P. (2005). IgG responses to antigens from Dermatophagoides farinae in healthy and atopic dogs. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 106, 1-2, 121-128.
10.1016/j.vetimm.2005.01.011
2005 Simou, C., Forsythe, P., Hill, P. & Thoday, K. (2005). Adherence of Staphylococcus intermedius to canine corneocytes involves a protein-protein interaction that is sensitive to trypsin, but resistant to cold. Advances in Veterinary Dermatology, 5, 270-276.
2005 Simou, C., Hill, P., Forsythe, P. & Thoday, K. (2005). Species specificity in the adherence of staphylococci to canine and human corneocytes: a preliminary study. Veterinary Dermatology, 16, 3, 156-161.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2005.00452.x
2005 Simou, C., Thoday, K., Forsythe, P. & Hill, P. (2005). Adherence of Staphylococcus intermedius to corneocytes of healthy and atopic dogs: effect of pyoderma, pruritus score, treatment and gender. Veterinary Dermatology, 16, 385-391.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2005.t01-1-00479.x
2005 Colombo, S., Hill, P., Shaw, D. & Thoday, K. (2005). Effectiveness of low dose immunotherapy in the treatment of canine atopic dermatitis: a prospective, double-blinded, clinical study. Veterinary Dermatology, 16, 3, 162-170.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2005.00453.x
2004 Hou, C. C., Nuttall, T., Day, M. & Hill, P. (2004). Dermatophagoides farinae-specific IgG subclass responses in atopic dogs undergoing allergen-specific immunotherapy. Advances in Veterinary Dermatology, 5, s1, 70-81.
10.1111/j.1365-3164.2004.00410_1-9.x
2004 Colombo S, S., Keen, J. A., Brownstein, D. G., Rhind, S. M., McGorum, B. C. & Hill, P. B. (2004). Alopecia areata and lymphocytic mural folliculitis affecting the isthmus in a thoroughbred mare. Veterinary Dermatology: an international journal, 15, 260-265.

Books

Year Citation
2011 Hill, P., Warman, S. & Shawcross, G. (2011). 100 top consultations in small animal general practice. United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishers Inc.
2010 D. DeBoer, V. Affolter & P. Hill (Eds.) (2010). Advances in veterinary dermatology Vol. 6: Proceedings of the sixth World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology, Hong Kong, November 2008. Oxford:

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2013 Hill, P. (2013). Canine urticaria and angioedema. In C. Noli, A. P. Foster & W. Rosenkrantz (Eds.), Veterinary allergy (pp. 195-200). John Wiley & Sons.
10.1002/9781118738818.ch30
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The dog with demodicosis. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The dog with acral lick dermatitis (lick granuloma). In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The dog with pyoderma or Malassezia dermatitis. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Lipomas. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in small animal general practice. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Pododermatitis. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Burns. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Anal sac problems. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The itchy dog. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Sebaceous adenomas and follicular cysts. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Ear infections. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Dermatophytosis. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The dog or cat with a cutaneous lump or swelling. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The dog with urticaria or angioedema. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The itchy cat. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The cat bite abscess. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Diagnosing and treating skin diseases caused by ectoparasites. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The dog with a hot spot. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The dog with a histiocytoma. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Mast cell tumours. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Rational use of glucocorticoids. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The atopic dog. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). The dog that is losing hair. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
2011 Hill, P. B. (2011). Interpretation of haematology and biochemistry profiles. In P. Hill, S. Warman & G. Shawcross (Eds.), 100 Top Consultations in Small Animal General Practice John Wiley & Sons.
Position
Professor
Phone
83131999
Fax
8313 7736
Campus
Roseworthy
Building
Companion Animal Health Centre
Org Unit
Veterinary Science

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