BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS Dipl. ACVIM
Kate graduated as a veterinarian from the University of Queensland in 1996 and spent time in clinical practice. After 7 years in the USA (3 years as a resident, 1 year clinical faculty in small animal medicine at Purdue University, Indiana, 2 years assistant professor in small animal medicine University of Tennessee) Kate moved to New Zealand. Here she was Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine at Massey University from July 2005-February 2014. Kate is a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), and a registered veterinary specialist with the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council. Currently Kate is completing her PhD on Methimazole Administration to Cats: In Vivo and in Vitro Studies of Transdermal Absorption. She is a Director of the Centre for Service and Working dog health at Massey University and has been active nationally and internationally with the Veterinary groups. She was an executive board member of the Companion Animal Society (a special interest branch of the NZVeterinary Association) from 2007-2014, has been involved with continuing education for CAS since 2006, and was a member of the Scientific Programme Committee for the World Small Animal Association Conference in 2013. Kate is a member of the NZVA Antibiotic Steering group and is involved in a number of research projects involving antimicrobial resistance in companion animals. She has been involved with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, serving on the Credentials and Case report Committees, and is currently an Associate Editor and Editorial Board member for the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She has lectured extensively on the national and international stage and has teaching experience with undergraduate veterinary students, post graduate veterinarians and distance education.