Ian Douglas


Ian Douglas is the Queensland Government's chief vet. (December 2004)

Dr Ian Douglas BVSC MSc MACVSc was appointed to the position of the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland Chairperson from 1 October 2003.  As required of the Board chair position, Dr Douglas is a senior veterinary officer of the Queensland Department of Primary Industries.


Dr Douglas graduated with honours from the University of Queensland in 1975, gained his Bachelor of Economics in 1983, a post-graduate degree of Master of Science at James Cook University in 1985 and was admitted by examination in veterinary epidemiology as a Member of the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in 1996.


Dr Douglas has extensive experience in the legislative area related to endemic and emergency disease management, and with the profession through his continuous involvement with the AVA throughout his career culminating in his Presidency of the Queensland Division in 1999/2000.



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