Professor Kristen Reyher leads the AMR Force, an interdisciplinary research group dedicated to tackling antimicrobial resistance. Her expertise extends to veterinary-client communication and evidence-based veterinary medicine. Kristen’s professional journey includes extensive experience in livestock veterinary practice across three countries.

She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University in New York State. She later pursued a PhD in veterinary epidemiology from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Professor Reyher currently spearheads the AMR Force, securing over £10 million in funding from public sources, charities, and industry stakeholders. Notably, she pioneered the application of Motivational Interviewing, a counselling style, to enhance veterinarian-client communication.

Professor Reyher served as the principal investigator for the Global Resource for Online Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine (EBVM) Learning project, responsible for the creation of the widely utilised EBVM eLearning site, Among her notable achievements is orchestrating the data collection platform for Canada’s largest livestock research initiative through the Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network. She is passionate about making research accessible to veterinary practitioners globally and remains dedicated to advancing veterinary science and addressing the critical issue of antimicrobial resistance.

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