Donna Martin teaches across areas of human and veterinary nutritional physiology and metabolism as well as Pathophysiology of the human gastrointestinal system. She is the Year 2 Study Period one coordinator for the Veterinary Science Degree program and also coordinates the Gastrointestinal Medicine and Nutrition Module as part of the Year 2 Medical Sciences Degree program. Recent work for her PhD revolved around the nutritional and anthelmintic properties of Calliandra Calothyrsus condensed tannins in the gastrointestinal tract of sheep, encompassing both in vitro and in vivo studies.


  • MD2012: Integrated Human System Pathophysiology Part 2 of 2 (Level 2; TSV)
  • TV1101: Introduction to Veterinary Science (Level 1; TSV)
  • TV2001: Integrated Animal Structure and Function 1 (Level 2; TSV)
  • TV2102: Integrated Animal Structure and Function 2 (Level 2; TSV)
  • TV4001: Veterinary Clinical Sciences Part 1 of 2 (Level 4; TSV)
  • TV4002: Veterinary Clinical Sciences Part 2 of 2 (Level 4; TSV)
  • Anthelmintic and nutritional effects of condensed tannins. Tannin chemistry. Gut Microbiota.
  • Gastrointestinal Physiology, pathophysiology, Metabolism and Nutrition
  • 2018 - Lecturer, Nutrition, James Cook university (Townsville, Australia)
  • 2012 to 2017 - Associate Lecturer, Nutrition, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
  • 2006 to 2015 - Part-time PhD candidate, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
  • 2003 to 2006 - Fulltime PhD candidate, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
  • 1995 to 1999 - Senior Research Assistant, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
  • 1994 to 1995 - Research Assistant, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (Iowa, USA)
  • 1992 to 1993 - Master of Science, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
  • 1987 to 1993 - ACIAR Research Assistant, James Cook University (Townsville, Australia)
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  • 2012 to 2022 - Membership of The Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA)
  • 2012 to 2024 - Registered Nutritionist title (R Nutr.) awarded by The Nutrition Society of Australia.

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