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Kalyn Herzog, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor (Clinical Educator)

Dr. Herzog is a lifelong Illinois resident and 3-time graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), earning a Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), and PhD in Veterinary Medical Science – Comparative Biosciences. During her time at UIUC, she also completed a veterinary internship at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s Large Animal Clinic and served as a teaching assistant and clinical instructor in the Departments of Animal Sciences and Veterinary Clinical Medicine, pursuing advanced teaching training along the way. Dr. Herzog’s research background includes mesenchymal stem cell biology, orthopedic regenerative medicine, and reproductive biology. Prior to joining the faculty of the Chicago Medical School in 2020, she held positions as a veterinarian in private practice and an adjunct faculty at the College of Lake County. Dr. Herzog ultimately favored an academic career due to her passion for innovation in teaching and dedication to working with students pursuing science and health care careers.

Dr. Herzog currently serves as a director for the MCMS 610 Endocrine/Reproductive course, teaches physiology topics across various RFUMS programs, and is helping to develop several graduate program and medical school elective courses.