|Theriogenologist 2003 Article|
Theriogenologist of the Year - 2003
Katrin Hinrichs, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACT, of
Dr. Hinrichs is a devoted teacher and leader in the lecture hall, laboratory, and clinics. Her accomplishments in the research arena are also well known. Her publication list is expansive and represents both basic and clinical investigations. She has developed methods for utilizing ovariectomized mares as embryo-transfer recipients, devised techniques for intrafollicular transfer of immature horse oocytes, and advanced the understanding of molecular/cellular events that control equine oocyte maturation.
Dr. Hinrichs’ current research involves oocyte meiotic competence, IVF, and nuclear transfer in horses. She conducts this research while teaching in the undergraduate and professional programs, and working with clinical services in Theriogenology.
She received her DVM from
Some of Dr. Hinrichs’ honors include, The Richard H. Davis Teaching Award, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine; Outstanding Faculty Award, Faculty Commencement Speaker, Phi Zeta Honor Society - Alpha Beta Chapter, and SmithKline Beecham Award for Research Excellence while at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine; the Hamilton-Thorne Award, Fifth International Symposium on Equine Reproduction, Deauville, France; Phi Zeta Honor Society - Lambda Chapter, California Thoroughbred Breeders Scholarship, and the George S. Hart Memorial Scholarship while at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.