Deborah C. Silverstein, DVM, BS, Associate Professor
Deborah Silverstein graduated from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She completed a small animal rotating internship at Georgia in 1998, then spent 3 years at the University of California, Davis as a resident in small animal Emergency and Critical Care. She obtained Diplomate status in 2001 and moved to Philadelphia to join the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. She currently an Associate Professor of Critical care and teaches in the small animal Intensive Care Unit at the Ryan Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania.
Her research interests include diagnosing and treating shock states, resuscitation of unstable patients and the changes in microcirculatory perfusion in critical illness.
Kate graduated from the University of Melbourne, Australia. After 4 years in small animal practice she went on to complete a residency in Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at Melbourne University. She then went on to do a second residency in Emergency and Critical Care at the University of California, Davis and became boarded in the specialty in 2002. Kate completed a PhD in acid base physiology at UC Davis in 2008 and is now a faculty member with the UC Davis Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care service.
Her current research interests include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, clinical acid base and electrolyte disorders and mechanical ventilation.
Kate is also the co-editor of the textbook entitled Small Animal Critical Care Medicine.