- American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) Zoo Medicine, 1995
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Florida, 1994
- Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery (BVMS), Murdoch University, 1981
- Bachelor of Science (BSc), Murdoch University, 1979
Current Professional Activities
- Associate Professor Zoological Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
- Veterinarian for Central Florida Zoo, Sanford, Florida, 1991 - present.
- Veterinarian for Lubee Bat Conservancy, LaCrosse, Florida, 1992 - present.
- Veterinarian for Santa Fe teaching Zoo, Gainesville, Florida, 1992 - present.
- Veterinarian for the Saint Augustine Alligator Farm and Zoo, 2001- present.
- Australia with pride and the United States by necessity (my vote is a powerful weapon)
- Zoological medicine
- Anesthesia and Immobilization of Nondomestic Animals
- Health issues in free-living wildlife.
- Happily married to my best friend, Kendal Harr, DVM, MS, DACVP.
- Lillian Meryle Heard (born 10/25/1999)
- Maeve Elizabeth Heard (born 3/5/2002)
- The great outdoors
- Road biking - not for a while
What I like Most About VIN
- "I would always rather be embarrassed than dead "- attributed to me.
- "Oh well" - attributed to me.
- "Fair enough" - attributed to me and many other Australians
- Meeting other people.
- It makes me think, even if my head hurts.