Dr. Kristin Kicenuik was born and raised in New Jersey. She graduated summa cum laude with a BA in the Biologic Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania. She then attended Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine where she received several scholarships and awards.
Dr. Kicenuik completed one-year internships in small animal medicine and surgery
at Oradell Animal Hospital in New Jersey and oncology at both Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, TX, and the University of Georgia. She subsequently completed her three-year residency at the University of Georgia and obtained board certification in Medical Oncology from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Dr. Kicenuik's professional interests include clinical trials, translational medicine, and chemotherapy safety. During her residency, she conducted a clinical study investigating the usability of different chemotherapy administration devices. She also spent time with Oncologists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City to better understand
current and novel treatment strategies being used in children with osteosarcoma.