Dr Rachael Rodney Harris

Bachelor (Hons. 1st Class) of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience, PhD Candidate
Research Fellow


Rachael's work focuses on vitamin D metabolism and related health.

Before joining NCEPH in 2017, Rachael completed her PhD with Scibus and the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney, Australia, including collaboration with the University of Florida, FL. This work is focused on linkages between cattle nutrition and reproduction in the transition period, and effects of vitamin D supplementation in dairy cattle. Rachael has previously worked in sustainable agriculture policy and completed a Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience in 2010 with honours (first class) in reproduction.


Research interests

  • Epidemiology111706
  • Animal Nutrition070204
  • Animal Reproduction070206
  • Animal Physiology Systems060603
  • Animal Management070203