Speakers

VetPD

Erica McKenzie

BSc, BVMS, PhD. Dipl.ACVIM, Dipl.ACVSMR


 United States   

American Specialist in Large Animal Internal Medicine Surgery & American Specialist in Equine Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation


Dr. Erica McKenzie received her veterinary degree from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 1996. She completed a residency and Ph.D. in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota in 2003, focusing on nutritional and pharmacological methods of managing muscle disease in Thoroughbred horses. She then completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in the Equine Athletic Performance Laboratory at Oklahoma State University where she was involved in studying the respiratory and musculoskeletal systems of exercising horses and Alaskan sled dogs. Currently, she is an Assocaite Professor at Oregon State University where she practices Large Animal Medicine, teaches students, and pursues research projects involving horses, alpacas and racing Alaskan sled dogs.