BVSc, MS, PhD, DipACVIM
Designated ICEEP Treasurer
Dr. McKenzie is the chair of the international committee of ICEEP for the 2018-2022 term. She graduated from Murdoch University in Western Australia in 1996. She obtained her PhD in 2003 studying exertional rhabdomyolysis in horses with Dr. Stephanie Valberg and then completed a two-year post-doctoral position studying exercising horses and sled dogs with Dr. Michael Davis. She is a Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine at Oregon State University where she has been located since 2005, performing research, clinical duty and teaching of third and fourth year veterinary students. Dr. McKenzie is also a charter diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation; the author of more than 30 research manuscripts relevant to exercising horses and dogs, and an editorial consultant regarding exercise based manuscripts for two scientific journals. Special interests include characterization and prevention of myopathies in horses, the factors relevant to successful athletic performance, and features of nutrition and disease relevant to long distance exercise in horses, dogs and humans.