Gemma graduated from Massey University in New Zealand with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with honours in 2009.
She worked in general practice on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria for 2 years, before completing an internship at Sydney University.
After completion of her internship, Gemma worked as an emergency veterinarian in a private specialist clinic in Melbourne.
In 2014, she moved to Queensland, undertaking an internal medicine residency at a Brisbane specialist centre.
Gemma successfully passed her fellowship exams in 2018.
She has particular interests in immune mediated disease, infectious disease and neurology.
Gemma’s hobbies outside of work include bushwalking, baking, flower arranging, and spending time with her partner and cheeky Wirehaired Dachshund, Hazel.