BVSc (Hons), MACVSc, PhD, DACT
Associate Professor in Small Animal Reproduction

Dr Fiona Hollinshead graduated from The University of Sydney, Australia in 1996 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honors) and in 2004 with a PhD in sperm sexing and assisted reproductive technologies. Fiona completed a clinical comparative species residency in Theriogenology at Cornell University in 2006 and in the same year became a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists. Fiona spent 12 years in New Zealand (NZ) as the reproductive consultant to all of the NZ working dog breeding programs, primarily, The NZ Guide Dogs, MPI Detector Dogs and NZ Police and detector dogs, as well as managing an equine breeding centre for 6 months of the year. In 2019, Fiona accepted an Associate Professor position in Small Animal Reproduction position at Colorado State University (CSU) and is part of the Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory (ARBL) where she has a cell culture and EV facility. Fiona has published 10 book chapters in the field of small animal reproduction and over 55 scientific and clinical refereed publications in reproduction and artificial assisted technologies. In NZ, she trained seven clinical residents for both the ACT and European board specialization and offered the only ACT accredited training program outside of the USA from 2014-19. She is currently a supervisor of a number of theriogenology residents and post graduate students in both PhD and Master’s programs at CSU and abroad.