Mathew Gerard Profile


Dr. Mathew Gerard

Mathew Gerard, BVSc, PhD, DACVS

Anatomy Professor

Global Health News

Dr. Blikslager and Dr. Gerard examining animal skull

September 21, 2016 | Veterinary Medicine News


Life-Changing Impact

Anthony Blikslager and Mathew Gerard are mapping the paranasal sinus anatomy of the white rhinoceros to improve the survival of poached rhinos. 


Global Health Research Fields

  • Wildlife health and conservation

Main Areas of Expertise

  • Anatomy
  • Large animal surgery

Global Health Research Interests

  • Addressing socioeconomic issues in African communities impacted by rhinoceros poaching

Countries of Experience

  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe

Ongoing Projects

  • Investigations of the head anatomy of the white and black rhinoceros

Network (collaborators)

Selected Publications

Gerard MP, Glyphis ZG, Crawford C, Blikslager AT, Marais J. Identification of a nasoconchal sinus in the white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum). J Zoo Wildl Med 2018; 49: 444-9 (Pubmed)


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