Dr. Diederich joined Great Lakes Equine in January of 2012. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she was the first American to be accepted into the equine internship program at the École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort (ENVA) in Paris France. While in France Dr. Diederich became proficient at musculoskeletal ultrasonography, learning from the most distinguished specialist in the world, Pr Jean-Marie Denoix. With her experience, Dr. Kate has advanced GLE’s lameness and diagnostic imaging. Dr. Kate and her husband, Ross, have 2 children, 1 rabbit, 1 cat, and depending on the day, 1 fish. In her spare time, she and Ross enjoy gardening, doing projects around and home, and spending time at the family cottage.