Mrs Katie Denholm
- University Clinician( Academic Clinician ) (Farm Animal Clinical Sciences )
Katie graduated from Glasgow University in 2005 and moved to New Zealand where she spent 12 years working as a dairy herd health consultant in the Waikato. She completed a Masters in Veterinary Epidemiology at Massey University in Palmerston North in New Zealand in 2012. Katie has put her epidemiology skills to good use, working in a commercial research environment and has published several peer reviewed papers on colostrum management and calf health. She is also interested in dairy fertility and mastitis and is experienced in teaching farmers and other vets; motivating people to make changes to improve farm profitability and sustainability. Katie is a keen runner and tennis player. She has two small children and lives with her husband (also a vet) in Stirlingshire. She joined the University of Glasgow team in 2018.
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- To use radial immunodiffusion plates as a reference test to define cutpoints for dam colostrum and lamb serum Brix % in UK sheep and assess how ewe colostrum Brix readings correlate with passive transfer in their lambs
2022 - 2023
- Improving national testing for failure of passive transfer in calves in Scotland and invesigating colostrum quality and failure of passive transfer in Scottish dairy herds
Hannah Research Foundation
2019 - 2020