Dr. Katrin Hinrichs graduated from the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. After working in private practice, she spent six years at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center completing a residency and Ph.D. There, she began her research on hormonal requirements for pregnancy and embryo transfer in the mare. She spent the next 10 years on the faculty at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, teaching and conducting research on oocyte maturation and fertilization in the horse. Hinrichs joined the faculty at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences in 1998; she has a joint appointment in Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology and Large Animal Clinical Sciences. She was named the Patsy Link Chair in Mare Reproductive Studies in 2005 and Regents Professor in 2016.