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Kate Robinson Assistant Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

WCVM 2661

Research Area(s)

  • Shockwave therapy, equine metabolic syndrome, equine obesity

Academic Credentials

  • DVM, St. George's School of Veterinary Medicine
  • BSc (Biology), St. Francis University
  • Internship in Equine Field Service, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, July 2010
  • Residency in Equine Field Service, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, July 2013
  • Board Certification, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Equine Practice

Dr. Robinson is a field service clinician at U of S’s Veterinary Medical Center and a board-certified equine practice specialist.  Dr. Robinson is an assistant professor at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, where she teaches in a variety of courses, from introductory horse handling labs (first year students), to specialized radiology labs (third year students).  Dr. Robinson has a keen interest in teaching fourth year students during their clinical rotations; her clinical interests include lameness and diagnostic imaging (radiology, ultrasonography), as well as podiatry and routine preventative health care.  

Research Interests

Dr. Robinson’s research interests currently include shockwave therapy and its application to the horse afflicted by caudal heel pain (navicular syndrome).  She also has interests in equine metabolic syndrome, and obesity in the horse population.