Christine graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1983, and completed a small animal medical and surgical neurology residency at North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine, USA, and a PhD in neuroscience at University of Glasgow, UK.
She is a Diplomate of both the American and European Veterinary Colleges of Neurology and has worked at Melbourne, Glasgow, and Massey Universities, and latterly, in the Veterinary Medicine Department at University of Alaska. At the end of 2019, Christine swapped Alaska’s -30 0C for +30 0C here in Brisbane and started with the Animal Referral Hospital.
Along with her colleague, Dr Caroline Hahn, Christine has distilled decades of study and teaching about clinical neuroanatomy and neurological localisation into the text book, Veterinary Neuroanatomy: a clinical Approach (Elsevier 2012). Additionally, she has authored/co-authored more than 40 scientific papers ranging from neurobiology and neuronal cell culture to the neurological examination of seals, and spoken at national and international conferences.