Kate Worthing, BVSc (Hons), PhD

Assistant Professor of Practice

Instructional Focus

One Health in One World, Clinical Skills Instructor

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday, 8 am to 4 pm


Academic/Professional Bio

Dr. Worthing brings with her nine years of clinical experience in small animal practice, six years of teaching experience, and six years of doctoral and postdoctoral research experience in microbial genomics and veterinary clinical epidemiology.

Educational Background

  • 2019-2020 United States Department of Agriculture
  • 2018-2019 Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 2017-2019 Visiting Scholar, University of California San Diego
  • 2015-2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
  • 2014-2017 Lecturer in Veterinary Microbiology, University of Sydney
  • 2012-2016 Associate Veterinarian, Annandale Animal Hospital
  • 2011-2012 Emergency Veterinarian, Animal Referral Hospital
  • 2011 Intern in Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care, Animal Referral HospitalAssociate Veterinarian, Vetcare Hospitals Newcastle

Clinical Experience

  • Volunteer veterinarian- General healthcare clinics at the Royal Society for the Protection of Animals remote outreach programs, and Pets in the Park, servicing homeless persons and their pets (2017-2018)
  • General small animal practice- Annandale Animal Hospital (2014-2017)
  • Emergency veterinarian treating dogs, cats, pocket pets and exotics- Animal Referral Hospital (2012-2016)
  • Relief veterinarian- various small animal practices in the United Kingdom (2013)
  • Intern in small animal medicine, emergency and critical care- Animal Referral Hospital (2012)
  • General small animal practice- Vetcare Hospitals Newcastle (2011)

Current Membership

  • American Veterinary Medical Association Australian Veterinary Association