Dr CM (Cate) Steel(née Colbourne)
BVSc, FACVSc, Diplomate ACVSMR

Associate Professor of Equine Medicine and Surgery, Specialist in Equine Surgery


Cate graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1987, and then trained as a specialist at Murdoch University and Michigan State University, USA. Cate became a Fellow of the ACVSc in Equine Surgery in 1997. That is, specialist in equine surgery. She has been the official veterinarian at many race meetings and endurance rides in WA. Cate then spent three years as a senior veterinarian at the Singapore Turf Club before heading to the USA for 18 months to work as an equine surgeon at UC Davis and Michigan State University. Her current research includes the molecular basis of recurrent laryngeal neuropathy. In February 2016 Cate became a Diplomate of the American College of veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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