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Katie


Assistant Professor
  The College of Veterinary Medicine
  

ORCID:
0000-0001-8725-9530
Office: C247 Vet Hospital
Phone: (865) 385-6746
Email: mtolber2@utk.edu


Focus: Small animal gastroenterology

Biographical sketch

Dr. Katie Tolbert completed her veterinary degree and small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Georgia. She then completed a small animal internal medicine residency at North Carolina State University. Following her residency, she pursued a Ph.D. in Comparative Biomedical Sciences at North Carolina State University. She is currently a UTCVM Small Animal Clinical Sciences Assistant Professor. Her clinical research program is focused on small animal gastroen-terology with a specific interest in the investigation of the efficacy of anti-secretory drugs and gastroprotectants and the rationale for their use in the treatment of acid-related disorders, organ failure, and inflammatory diseases in companion animals. Her basic science research program is dedicated to characterizing the pathogenic mechanisms of feline Tritrichomonas foetus infection and exploring novel therapies to prevent and/or ameliorate T. foetus-induced colitis.

Recent Publications

Education

D.V.M., University of Georgia