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Kristen Reynolds

DVM, MSc. (Epidemiology), BSc. (Animal Biology); DVSc. Student


Kristen is a DVSc. student in the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph. Kristen has previously completed an MSc. in Epidemiology (with a focus on antimicrobial treatment and control of swine respiratory disease) supervised by Dr. Zvonimir Poljak and Dr. Robert Friendship. After her MSc., Kristen completed the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the Ontario Veterinary College. Kristen has practiced clinical veterinary medicine for several years, and returned to the Ontario Veterinary College to start her DVSc. program in Swine Health Management in May 2016.

Research Interests

Kristen's current research focuses on the pharmacokinetics, bioavailability, and treatment efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) when compounded (mixed) with iron dextran for pain control in piglets at the time of castration.


Areas of Research Interest:

  • Swine Health Management
  • Applied Ethology and Animal Welfare
  • Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • One Health and Zoonotic Disease
  • Production Animal Veterinary Medicine
  • Companion Animal Veterinary Medicine
  • Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Previous Work:


Swine Health Management - 4th year DVM student rotations (Food Animal and Rural Clinical Practice streams)