Sandra is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Head of Surgery, at the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she spent six years in general small animal and equine practice, before completing a PhD on gait analysis at the Roslin Institute, and a Residency in Small Animal Surgery at Glasgow University. She then worked at the Royal Veterinary College in London, gaining her ECVS Diploma, and at Nottingham Vet School, before returning to Glasgow.
Sandra spends 50% of her time seeing referral orthopaedic cases, specializing in musculoskeletal trauma and joint disease. Her interests also include the human-companion animal bond, and ethical questions relating to keeping animals as companions.