Imogen is a Lecturer in Equine Medicine, an RCVS Specialist in Equine Medicine (Int Med) and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She divides her time between clinical activities as a medicine clinician in the Equine Referral Hospital, teaching of undergraduate students, and research activities.
Imogen graduated from the University of Sydney in 1997, and then spent three years in private equine practice in Australia. She completed a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania between 2001 and 2003, and remained there as a Lecturer until 2007. She has been with the College since 2007.
Imogen’s primary areas of interest in equine medicine are liver disease, gastrointestinal diseases of foals and adult horses and antimicrobial resistance.
Imogen contributes to the BVetMed course in a number of modules, including Alimentary, Urogenital, CardioRespiratory and Dermatology. She also supervises final year students in their clinical rotations, as well Junior and Senior Clinical Training Scholars.
Johns IC, Finding EJT, Ciasca T, Erles K, Smith K, Weller R. (2012) Intracranial botryomycosis in a mature horse. Equine Veterinary Education Epub ahead of print doi: 10.1111/j.2042-3292.2012.00453.x
Johns IC, Verheyen K, Good L, Rycroft A. (2012) Antimicrobial resistance in faecal Escherichia coli isolates from horses treated with antimicrobials: a longitudinal study in hospitalised and non-hospitalised horses. Veterinary Microbiology 159:381-9.
Unt, V.E; McSloy, A; Kerbyson, N; Ivens, P.A.S; Johns, I. (2012) Gastrointestinal hyperammonaemia in a 35 day old Warmblood-cross filly. Equine Veterinary Education; 24:387-391
Johns IC, Baxter K, Booler H, Hicks C and Menzies-Gow N. (2011) Conjunctival bacterial and fungal flora in healthy horses in the United Kingdom. Veterinary Ophthalmology;14:195-199
Finding EJ, Eliashar E, Johns I and Dunkel B. (2011) Autologous blood transfusion following an allogenic transfusion reaction in a case of acute anaemia due to intra-abdominal bleeding. Equine Veterinary Education;23:339-342
Johns IC, Desrochers A, Wotman KL, Sweeney RW. (2011) Presumed immune-mediated hemolytic anemia in two foals with Rhodococcus equi infection. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care;21:273-278
Johns IC, Beech J, Benson C, Parente L. (2010) In vitro evaluation of the antibiotic activity of combinations of ophthalmic drugs against common equine ocular pathogens. J Equine Vet Sci;30:231-236
Johns IC. (2010) Typhlocolitis in donkeys and horses. Equine vet Educ;22:60-61
Johns IC, Tennent-Brown B, Dallap Schaer B et al. (2009) Blood culture status in mature horses with diarrhoea: a possible association with survival. Equine vet J.41:160-164
Johns IC, Sweeney RW Coagulation abnormalities and complications after percutaneous liver biopsy in horses J Vet Intern Med 2008;22:185-9
Johns IC Bacteroides spp as a cause of anaerobic keratitis in a pony. Equine Vet Educ 2009;21:572-574
Slack J, Johns I, van Eps A, Reef V. (2008) Imaging diagnosis – tricuspid atresia in an alpaca. Vet Radiol Ultrasound;49:309-12
Johns IC, Del Piero F, Wilkins PA. Hepatic Encephalopathy in a pregnant mare: identification of histopathological changes in the brain of a mare and fetus. Aust Vet J. 2007;85:337-340
Johns IC, Jesty SA, James FM. Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia in an adult horse with enteric Salmonellosis. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 2006;16:219-223.
Pellegrini-Masini A, Bentz AI, Johns IC, Parsons CS, Beech J, Whitlock RH, Flaminio MJ. (2005) Common variable immunodeficiency in three horses with presumptive bacterial meningitis. J Am Vet Med Assoc;227:114-2
Johns I, Stephen J, Del Piero F, Richardson DW, Wilkins PA. (2005) Hemangiosarcoma in 11 Young Horses. J Vet Intern Med;19:564-570
Johns IC, Sweeney R, Whitlock R. (2004) Hypokalaemia as a cause of recumbency in an adult dairy cow. Australian Veterinary Journal;82:413-416
Dunkel B, Del Piero F, Wotman K, Johns IC, Wilkins P. (2004) West Nile flavivirus in 3 alpacas. J Vet Intern Med;18:365-7