Katrina Viviano, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVCP


Department of Medical Sciences
Office: 3165

Katrina Viviano, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVCP

Titles and Education

  1. Diplomate, ACVCP, 2012
  2. Diplomate, ACVIM, 2008
  3. Internship, University of Minnesota, 2004
  4. DVM, University of Wisconsin, 2003
  5. PhD, University of Massachusetts 1994
  6. B.A., Washington and Jefferson College, 1986


Oxidative stress and antioxidants therapy in health and disease, antibiotic stewardship, and immune-mediated therapies


Currently, Dr. Viviano is the section head of Small Animal Internal Medicine for the UW-Madison SVM Department of Medical Sciences.

Clinical Interests

Hematology, immune-mediated diseases, toxicology, and clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. 

Recent Publications

  1. Leuin AS, Hartmann F, Viviano K (2021) Administration of nitrofurantoin in dogs with lower urinary tract infections: 14 cases (2013-2019). J Small Anim Pract., 62:42-48
  2. Hagen DM, Ekena JL, Geesaman BM, Viviano KR. (2019) Antioxidant supplementation during illness in dogs: Effect on oxidative stress and outcome, an exploratory study. J Small Anim Pract., 60(9):543-550.
  3. Barry-Heffernan C, Ekena J, Dowling S, Pinkerton ME, Viviano KR. (2019) Biomarkers of oxidative stress as an assessment of the redox status of the liver in fogs. J Vet Intern Med, 33(2):611-617