Qualification: BVSc (Hons), MVSc (Path), MANZCVSc, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Areas Of Interest: Infectious diseases of pigs and the development of molecular tests for diagnostic use.
Speciality: Veterinary Pathologist
Phone: 03 9538 6735
Dr Mark Williamson has been a senior veterinary pathologist at Gribbles Veterinary Pathology since 2004. Mark grew up in Mount Waverley and graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1986 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with 1st class Honours.
In addition to working in private veterinary practice, Mark went on to complete a Masters of Veterinary Studies, Membership of the ANZCVS and a PhD. His PhD on Hendra virus disease in horses, fruit bats and other animals was ground breaking research on a newly recognized and deadly zoonosis.
His PhD was awarded the National Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Award. Mark then went on to gain the Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and is a registered specialist in Pathobiology in Victoria. The large and varied case load at these veterinary laboratories has enabled Mark to build extensive experience in veterinary pathology.
Although Mark enjoys all aspects of veterinary pathology, his areas of expertise and passion includes infectious disease, immunohistochemistry, quality assurance and molecular diagnosis. Mark enjoys immense satisfaction from building long term relationships with clients of Gribbles Veterinary Pathology and providing practical advice to all clients.
Outside of the laboratory, Mark's time is spent with his family – his wife Karinne and his two children Tom and Gus. Mark swims for Nunawading Orcas Masters swimming club, in Open Water swims, Victorian and National Masters Swimming championships.