Kate Allen

BVSc, PhD, CertEM(IntMed), Dip.ACVSMR, MRCVS

 United Kingdom   

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine andRehabilitation

Kate is Senior Lecturer in Equine Sports Medicine and is responsible for the clinical services at the Equine Sports Medicine Centre at the University of Bristol. Her research interest is primarily the management of diseases that affect athletic performance and in particular the diagnosis, cause and management of dynamic upper respiratory tract obstructions. Kate undertook a clinical residency in equine sports medicine at the University of Bristol and subsequently completed a PhD entitled ‘Development of an evidence base for the study of dynamic palatal dysfunction in thoroughbred racehorses’. She was heavily involved in the development of overground endoscopy and is very experienced in clinical exercise testing both in the field and on the high-speed treadmill. Kate has published widely on dynamic upper respiratory tract obstructions and has spoken at national and international conferences on this subject.