University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Robinson, Kate

Faculty, Equine Ambulatory
Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Office Location: WCVM 2661
Phone: (306) 966-7221
Fax: (306) 966-7159
Email: katherine.robinson@usask.ca


Profile


Academic Credentials


Teaching and Clinical Areas

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.