Dr. Reesink received her veterinary medical degree (VMD) from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007, followed by a large animal surgical and critical care internship at the New Bolton Center from 2007-2008 and large animal surgical residency training at Cornell University from 2008-2011. After completing her PhD in Comparative Biomedical Sciences, she was appointed Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Cornell in 2016. Dr. Reesink is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons with clinical interests in equine orthopedic surgery, sports medicine and lameness. She is interested in translating novel research discoveries, including regenerative medicine and lubricin therapy, to equine clinical patients with musculoskeletal disease. Her laboratory investigates the pathophysiology, epidemiology and treatment of osteoarthritis and racehorse fractures.