Dr Megan Bredhauer (nee Parker)
BVSc(Hons) PhD GAICD FAIM
Dr Megan owns and manages Northgate Veterinary Surgery with husband Bernie; but usually works as a vet at St Vincents Vets.
Dr. Megan graduated from The University of Queensland with First Class Honours in 1991 and was awarded her PhD from The University of Queensland in 2000 for studies in Avian Medicine and Microbiology. Megan has worked in companion animal veterinary practice in both private and university sectors; in Canberra, Wagga, Brisbane and Redcliffe. She has a particular interest in medicine of dogs, cats and birds; and higher education in veterinary science.
Megan was the Director of Murdoch University’s Office of Continuing Veterinary Education in 1997 - 1999 designing numerous Continuing Education courses for veterinarians and veterinary nurses. She commenced work as Executive Officer of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in May 2002, becoming Chief Executive Officer between 2008 and 2013. In these roles she managed the domestic and international business, training and examination systems of the only specialist training College for veterinarians in Australia and New Zealand.
Most recently Megan has worked as a technical services veterinarian for animal health company Novartis (the makers of Sentinel, Interceptor, Atopica, Onsior to name a few). This role was based in Sydney and after a few years commuting and working in a different timezone to HQ over summer - Megan was glad to be based back in Brisbane and working alongside Bernie from 2015.
Megan is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (2007) and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (2008). She has joined the Northgate Vet team as a veterinarian and practice manager and is excited to be steering the next, exciting phase of the practice alongside Bernie. She is recently completed a continuing education program in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care through The Univeritsy of Sydney Centre for Veterinary Education; and is currenlty studying for her Small Animal Medicine advanced certification examinations ( Membership exams) through the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists.