Liisa Ahlstrom

BVSc(Hon) PhD GradCertEdStud(HigherEd) 

Technical Services Veterinarian, Pet Health Business, Elanco Animal Health

Liisa graduated from the University of Queensland (UQ) with a BVSc in 2001, before working in small animal practice in Brisbane and teaching veterinary anatomy in the Veterinary School at UQ. Liisa completed a PhD in the transdermal penetration of glucocorticoids in dogs, with the goal of improving the quality of lives of dogs with allergic skin disease. Liisa lectured in Veterinary Anatomy in the Faculty of Veterinary Science, at The University of Sydney from 2008 until 2012, completed a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education and continued her research in the field of transdermal drug penetration. Liisa joined Bayer Animal Health as a Technical Services Veterinarian in 2013, and has since discovered a passion for companion animal parasites and vector-borne diseases. Now with Elanco Animal Health, Liisa continues to enjoy her involvement in teaching and research, and working with a team dedicated to improving the lives of pets and their companions. 


Canine ehrlichiosis: an epidemic in Australian dogs - sponsored by ELANCO

Speaker: Peter Irwin, Liisa Ahlstrom