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Katie Simpson is an Assistant Professor in the Livestock Medicine and Surgery service at Colorado State University. She grew up in south Texas, where her family had a ranch raising beef cattle and Quarter horses.  She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University (whoop!) in 2006 and then moved to Oklahoma, where she obtained a Master of Science degree from Oklahoma State University in 2013.  She did an internship Oklahoma State University in Food Animal Medicine and Surgery in 2007 followed by a Large Animal (Food Animal emphasis) Internal Medicine Residency, and received board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal) in 2010.  She was a Clinical Instructor at Oklahoma State (go Pokes!), and then took a position as an Assistant Professor at Ohio State University. She then moved back to Oklahoma.  After a few years in livestock ambulatory practice, she came back to academia, first at St. George’s University and then CSU.  She loves teaching students, training interns and residents, and working with her colleagues and other veterinarians, and feels very blessed to be a part of this wonderful profession. 

Favorite item from Harriet’s kitchen: Absolutely ALL the food, it’s fabulous!

What you do to have fun and recharge: Love to run with my pup Henry, crossfit, visit family and friends, travel, and scuba dive!