Putting Antimicrobial Stewardship into Practice: Tools and Tips for the Busy Veterinary Practitioner

Kristen Clark

Dr. Kristen Clark holds her BS in Zoology and DVM from Iowa State University, her MPH from the University of Minnesota, and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. In addition to working in private practice, she previously served as an epidemiologist and the foodborne outbreak response coordinator with the Iowa Department of Public Health. She then served in a number of roles as a public health veterinarian at Iowa State University, including most recently as the University’s Public Health Coordinator where she oversaw campus public health operations. In August 2023, she began serving in her current role as the Director of the Minnesota One Health Antibiotic Stewardship Collaborative with the Minnesota Department of Health. Dr. Clark is also active in organized veterinary medicine at the state and national levels and currently serves as President of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association and as the AVMA Delegate for the American Association of Food Safety and Public Health Veterinarians.