Hilary graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Medicine
in Edinburgh and spent 7 years in general practice before pursuing
specialization. She was on the faculty at North Carolina State University, before returning to Scotland where she
works as a clinical director at the Dermatology Referral Service in Glasgow.
She has clinical and research interests in canine atopic dermatitis and immune mediated skin disease
and has published and lectured widely on these subjects and other aspects
of veterinary dermatology. She is a member of the International Task Force on Allergic Diseases of Animals (ICADA) and Co-editor of the journal Veterinary Dermatology.