Kate Myrna, DVM, MS, DACVO
Ophthalmology Scientific and Medical Advisory Board
Dr. Kate Myrna has a BA from Vassar College and received her DVM from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She completed a 1-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, and went on to complete a 1-year specialty internship at Angell Animal Medical Center – Western New England. Dr. Myrna then completed a Residency in Comparative Ophthalmology and obtained a Master of Science in Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Myrna has been teaching at the University of Georgia for the past seven years since 2010 where she has been recognized for her teaching and engaging lecture style through the Zoetis Distinguished Teaching award, multiple student teaching awards and a Lilly Teaching Fellowship. She was recently voted the small animal speak of the year at the VMX conference.
Dr. Myrna’s research focuses on corneal wound healing as well as the role of tear cortisol levels on ocular health. Dr. Myrna is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.