Associate Professor Samantha Franklin

Sam graduated from the University of Bristol in the UK and, following a period in mixed practice, returned to Bristol to complete a PhD relating to dynamic upper airway obstructions in equine athletes. Whilst in the UK, Sam was instrumental in the development of the world's first overground endoscope, with the aid of funding from the Horserace Betting Levy Board. Her clinical and research interests relate to poor performance in equine athletes, with a particular interest in cardiorespiratory disorders. Sam moved to the University of Adelaide in 2010. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a member of the International Committee on Equine Exercise Physiology. She is the national committee chair for the 2018 conference, which will be held in Australia