VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Urology - Nephrology

Associate Editor

Katherine James

Katherine James

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Small Animal Internal Medicine, 2007


  • Residency in Nephrology, 1995
  • Internship in Small Animal Internal Medicine, 1989
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis, 1988
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 2001

Current Professional Activities

  • Veterinary Education Coordinator, Veterinary Information Network
  • Urology/Nephrology Consultant — VIN

Past Professional Activities

  • Clinical instructor in small animal internal medicine
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin (November 1996–December 1999)
  • Residency — University of Minnesota (1995)
  • Internship — University of Pennsylvania (1989)


  • 1 kitty (Rumblefish) & various fish


  • Bleeding blue (and yellow) for the San Jose Earthquakes, Tottenham Hotspur, Monterrey Rayados and Villarreal Yellow Submarine
  • Genealogy
  • Collecting rare television shows and movies

Favorite Quote

"Life is a struggle, not against sin, not against the money power, not against malicious animal magnetism, but against hydrogen ions."
— H.L. Mencken, About the Meaning of Life and Death (1919)

What I Like Most About VIN

It's a worldwide teaching hospital.

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