Donna graduated from the University of Queensland in 2009. After graduation, Donna completed a rotating small animal internship at Veterinary Specialist Services in Brisbane. Upon completion, Donna was offered a general practice role at the UQ Small Animal Clinic in St Lucia, where she remained until the closure of the clinic in December 2013. Donna worked briefly as a clinical educator at both the RSPCA and Gatton UQ VMC, before joining the GP team at the UQ Vets in 2014 . Donna is passionate about the clinical education of final year veterinary students, and fosters a keen interest in small animal internal medicine and critical care.