Catherine Outerbridge

Department Vice-Chair and Professor

Medicine & Epidemiology

VMTH, Davis, CA 95616

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD)
University California License
Fear Free Certification
1990, DVM, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
1991, Michigan State University,
1995, MVSc, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
2000, University of California, Davis,
Active Research Grants
Co-Investigator, Crossover clinical trial to evaluate two doses of levothyroxine in hypothyroid dogs, Dr. Sean Hulsebosch (Principal Investigator),
Principal Investigator, Changes to the cutaneous microbiome following long-term doxycycline use, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health
Honors and Awards
1986 P.J. Gillman Award for Histology, OVC.
1990 Upjohn Award for Proficiency in Veterinary Medicine, OVC
1990 Katherine Long Memorial Scholarship for excellence in small animal medicine and patient care, OVC
1995 Dr. Dennis Shute Memorial Award for outstanding achievement in graduate studies in Veterinary Internal Medicine, WCVM
1997 Merck Frost Award of Excellence in Clinical Teaching, WCVM
1998 Stan Olson Clinical Teaching Award, WCVM
1999 UC Davis House Officer’s Presentation Day: Best Small Animal Research Presentation, UC Davis
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2020 Outerbridge CA: Genetic Diseases, Chiara Noli and Silvia Colombo, (ed), Feline Dermatology, Switzerland. 547-565.
2017 Affolter VK and Outerbridge CA: Case 21 Pemphigus Foliaceous, Laurel Gershwin, (ed), Case Studies in Veterinary Immunology 1st Edition, . .
2014 Outerbridge CA, Hollingsworth SD: Skin disorders of the eyelid and periocular region, Bonagura JD, Twedt DC, (ed), Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XV, . .
2013 Sykes J, Outerbridge C: Dermatophytosis, , Small Animal Infectious Disease, St Louis. 558-70.
2013 Outerbridge CA, Ihrke PJ: Skin diseases affecting the eyelids, Maggs D, Miller P, Ofri R, (ed), Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 5th Edition, . 127-33.
Research Focus
  • Clinical Dermatology of all species
  • Cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease
  • Metabolic skin disease
  • Infectious skin & ear disease & antimicrobial topical therapy
  • Feline genodermatoses
Specialty Focus
Veterinary Dermatology