Dr Katia Marioni-Henry

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Neurology


Katia graduated from the University of Parma in Italy in 1995 and she was awarded a PhD from the University of Turin in Small Animal Neurology/Electrophysiology in 1999.

Subsequently, she completed a rotating internship at Auburn University (USA) and a residency in Veterinary Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania (USA). In 2003, Katia became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Neurology.

Dr. Marioni-Henry is also a member of the European College of Veterinary Neurology and an RCVS recognised specialist in Neurology. Katia has authored various papers on clinical neurology and has held academic posts in the United States including clinical instructor at the University of Missouri-Columbia and, for four years, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

In 2008, Katia moved with her family to England and became a consultant in Small Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery for various large veterinary referral centres in England before joining the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies to lead the development of the Small Animal Neurology Service at the Hospital for Small Animals.

Katia shares her home with her husband and daughter, 2 cats and a dog, all originally from the USA.

Area of Expertise

Research expertise: 

Small Animal Neurology and Neurosurgery


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Università degli Studi di Torino Applicazioni sperimentali e diagnostiche dell'elettromiografia in medicina canina

Professional Qualifications

European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Neurology subspeciality, DipACVIM(Neurology)

Responsibilities & affiliations

Head of Neurology & Neurosurgery Service at the Hospital for Small Animals R(D)SVS

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