Dr Kristen K Reyher

BSc(Florida), DVM(Cornell), PhD(UPEI), MRCVS

  • BS40 5DU

  • BS40 5DU

    United Kingdom


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Personal profile

Research interests

Kristen Reyher is a Senior Lecturer of Farm Animal Science at the School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol. She has worked in livestock practice in three countries, and holds a doctorate of veterinary medicine from Cornell University as well as a PhD in veterinary epidemiology from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada.


Kristen currently leads an interdisciplinary research group (the AMR Force) focussed on antimicrobial resistance as well as directs the first studies applying a counselling style called Motivational Interviewing to veterinarian-client communication. Kristen was the principal investigator for the Global Resource for Online Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine Learning project which produced the widely used EBVM eLearning site ebvmlearning.org, and is involved in EBVM on many levels. Her past accomplishments include successfully organising the data collection platform for Canada’s largest livestock research effort through the Canadian Bovine Mastitis Research Network and she is interested in making research more accessible (and accomplish-able) to veterinary practitioners worldwide.

Structured keywords and research groupings

  • Cabot Institute Food Security Research

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Research Output

  • Dairy veterinarians’ skills in motivational interviewing are linked to client verbal behavior

    Svensson, C., Forsberg, L., Emanuelson, U., Reyher, K. K., Bard, A. M., Betnér, S., von Bromssen, C. & Wickström, H., 21 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : animal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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    Diagnostics and the Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance: a Survey of UK Livestock Veterinary Surgeons’ Perceptions and Practices

    Reyher, K. K., Barrett, D. C., Bard, A. M., Rees, G. & Morgans, L. C., 13 Jul 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Veterinary Record.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Prizes

    Antibiotic Guardian Awards, shortlisted, Food and Agriculture

    Reyher, Kristen K (Recipient), 10 May 2018

    Prize: National/international honour

  • Activities

    • 1 Advisory work for/on national or international committee or working group

    Rothamsted Research (External organisation)

    Kristen K Reyher (Member)

    1 Aug 201631 Jul 2019

    Activity: Membership typesAdvisory work for/on national or international committee or working group

    Supervised Work

    A participatory, farmer-led approach to changing practice around antimicrobial use on UK dairy farms

    Author: Morgans, L. C., 1 Oct 2019

    Supervisor: Reyher, K. (Supervisor), Main, D. (External person) (Supervisor), Buller, H. (External person) (Supervisor) & Escobar-Tello, M. P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Farmer innovation for improvement of animal health and welfare : A comparison of different policy interventions to enhance practice-led innovation for animal health and welfare improvement

    Author: Van Dijk, L., 25 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Reyher, K. (Supervisor), Mullan, S. (Supervisor) & Main, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Improving dairy cattle welfare : examining Motivational Interviewing, veterinary communication and the herd health advisory paradigm

    Author: Bard, A. M., 19 Jun 2018

    Supervisor: Reyher, K. K. (Supervisor), Main, D. C. J. (Supervisor), Roe, E. J. (Supervisor), Haase, A. M. (Supervisor) & Whay, H. R. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)