BVSc MVS PhD DACVECC
After graduating from veterinary school at the University of Melbourne, Kate spent four years in small animal general practice. Dr. Hopper then returned to the University of Melbourne to complete a residency in emergency and critical care and a Master’s degree in Veterinary Science. She completed a second residency in emergency and critical care at UC Davis in 2001, and completed her PhD at UC Davis in 2007. She is currently an associate professor of Small Aniaml Emergency and Critical Care. Her research interests include clinical acid base and electrolyte disorders, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and mechanical ventilation. Dr. Hopper is the co-editor of the textbook Small Animal Critical Care Medicine. She also serves as interim director of the VMTH's Small Animal Clinic.