About Us

Sandra Bulla

Sandra Bulla

DVM, PhD, DACVP (Clinical)

Sandra received her DVM from the Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil, where she also completed a Master’s degree in animal pathology.

In 2009 she moved to the USA and completed a PhD in Veterinary Medical Science as well as a Clinical Pathology residence at Mississippi State University. During that time, she had extensive experience in basic research and teaching veterinary students. She passed the ACVP board examination in 2021 and worked remotely as a Clinical Pathologist at Companion Animal Health for 14 months. She has been working as a Clinical Pathologist for Awanui Veterinary since March 2024 and is based in Christchurch .

Sandra says she loves being a Clinical Pathologist and enjoys haematology and cytology from small animals the most.

When not at work, Sandra likes spending time with her family, her husband Camilo and their two children. They enjoy walking on the beach, scuba diving and exploring the outdoors.