Kate Irvine, VetMB

Katherine L. Irvine VetMB

Dr. Kate Irvine earned her VetMB at the University of Cambridge and after a few years in practice undertook a PhD in equine innate immunology. Combining her love for laboratories and veterinary medicine, she moved to the University of Bristol for an internship in Clinical Pathology, followed by a residency in Clinical Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She moved back to the UK in 2017 to work at the Animal Health Trust as Senior Clinician in Clinical Pathology, later becoming Head of Clinical Pathology. Following closure of the Animal Health Trust in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic, Kate moved to Dick White Referrals where she is currently working as a clinical pathologist. Kate has additionally worked as an independent clinical pathology contractor for several diagnostic labs since 2017 and in May 2020 joined Lacuna Diagnostics, continuing with them through their transition to Heska. Kate is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in Clinical Pathology. 


University of Cambridge, 2005 (VetMB) 

University of Cambridge, 2006 (MA) 

University of Cambridge, 2013 (PhD) 

Post graduate training 

University of Cambridge, 2013 

University of Bristol Clinical Pathology internship, 2014 

University of Wisconsin-Madison Clinical Pathology residency, 2017 


Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, 2005 

American College of Veterinary Pathologists Diplomate (Clinical Pathology), 2017