Linda graduated from the University of Sydney in 1984, and became a Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology following an initial desire to understand skin disease better and provide improved patient outcomes after over 10 years working in general practice. She achieved Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) in feline medicine in 1997, and Fellowship in Veterinary Dermatology in 2003, and has worked in private and university referral practice since then. Linda has authored and co-authored numerous scientific publications, and lectured in Australia and internationally. She continues to teach pre-clinical dermatology to veterinary students at the University of Sydney, and is passionate about promoting a greater understanding of dermatology. Linda’s special interests include atopic dermatitis, otitis, skin surface cytology, as well as dermatology in exotics and large animals.