Dr. Linda Kidd received a DVM and Small Animal Internal Medicine residency training from the University of Wisconsin. She earned a PhD in Immunology from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine studying vector-borne disease, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The Scripps Research Institute, studying mechanisms of thrombosis. Dr. Kidd was on faculty at Western University of Health Sciences from 2007-2022 reaching the level of tenured Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2020. She joined Zoetis as a Veterinary Field Specialist for US Diagnostics in August of 2022. Her research and teaching interests include vector-borne and immune-mediated diseases, mechanisms of thrombosis in proinflammatory states, and clinical reasoning. She was the Co-Chair of the 2019 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine’s (ACVIM) Consensus Statement on the Diagnosis of Immune-mediated Hemolytic Anemia and is currently serving as Co-Chair for the 2022 ACVIM Consensus Statement on the Diagnosis of Immune Thrombocytopenia. Awards include the Pfizer Award for Teaching Excellence, The Monica Menard award for Pathobiological Research, and he Zoetis award for Veterinary Research Excellence.