Dr. Kristin Kicenuik received board certification in medical oncology from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2017. She has special interest in clinical trials, translational medicine, and chemotherapy safety.
Dr. Kicenuik obtained her DVM from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 after graduating summa cum laude with a BA in the biologic basis of behavior from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed 1-year internships in small animal medicine and surgery (Oradell Animal Hospital, New Jersey) and oncology (Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, TX, and the University of Georgia), and then completed a 3-year residency at the University of Georgia in 2017. During her residency, she conducted a clinical study investigating the usability of different chemotherapy administration devices. She also spent time with oncologists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City to better understand current and novel treatment strategies being used in children with osteosarcoma.
Dr. Kicenuik was born and raised in New Jersey. She currently resides in Pennsylvania with her poodle mix, Winnie, whom she rescued while living in Houston.
Dr. Kicenuik has presented scientific research at the annual Veterinary Cancer Society meeting and has authored and coauthored several journal articles. She also provides continuing education lectures to veterinarians in the region on topics in oncology.