Catherine Werners-Butler

Catherine Werners-Butler, DVM, DECEIM, PhD, MRCVS

Department Chair - Large Animal Medicine and Surgery

Dr. Catherine Werners-Butler is an Associate Professor in the Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery. Her area of expertise is equine internal medicine with a special interest in equine vector-borne diseases.

Dr. Butler’s research interests include the importance of ticks and equine tick-borne diseases, together with prevention strategies for vector infestation in equidae and the influence of the vector-pathogen-host interaction specifically related to the host immune system on disease susceptibility. She is also very interested in introducing single injection chemical castration of male dogs in Grenada.

Dr. Werners-Butler received her DVM from Ghent University, Belgium in 1998 and a PhD from Utrecht University, Netherlands in 2012. She received her Diplomate in Equine Internal Medicine from the Royal Netherlands Veterinary Association, through Utrecht University in 2006, and her Diplomate with the European College of Equine Internal Medicine through Utrecht in 2012.