Conor O'Halloran (BVSc MSc PhD MRCVS)

Resident in Small Animal Internal Medicine and DVetMed Postgraduate Student


Conor O’Halloran graduated from the University of Liverpool with a BVSc in 2015 and then studied for an MSc in One Health at the University of Edinburgh studying zoonotic infections with a particular emphasis on RNA viruses and the risks they pose as emerging pathogens.  In 2019 Conor successfully defended his PhD in Companion Animal Mycobacterial diseases examining disease presentations, investigating new diagnostic methods and examining the host immune responses in both dogs and cats.

Following graduation Conor worked in general practice for three and a half years as a Partner of a small animal veterinary practice in central Scotland. It was whilst working here that he hand reared and adopted his trusty sidekick Nuala the naughty tabby!

Conor took the opportunity in 2022 to return to the University of Edinburgh as a Resident in Companion Animal Internal Medicine and is continuing research into infectious diseases of companion animals alongside clinical work and teaching the undergraduate and postgraduate students.