Dr. Saker is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Saker graduated with a D.V.M. from the University of Georgia, Athens and a Ph.D. in Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Her research interests include Nutritional Support Interventions for Cancer and Obesity as well as Clinical Care Nutrition including nutrients as related to oxidative stress disease. Some of the research that Dr. Saker has been involved with has been published in Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Journal of Medical Primatology.
- Adin, D., DeFrancesco, T. C., Keene, B., Tou, S., Meurs, K., Atkins, C., ... & Saker, K. (2019). Echocardiographic phenotype of canine dilated cardiomyopathy differs based on diet type. Journal of veterinary cardiology, 21, 1-9.
- Conway, D. M., & Saker, K. E. (2018). Consumer attitude toward the environmental sustainability of grain-free pet foods. Frontiers in veterinary science, 5, 170.
- Adamovicz, L., Applegate, J., Harris, J., & Saker, K. (2019). Use of a gastrostomy and jejunostomy tube for management of gastric distention following pyloric outflow obstruction in a ferret (mustela putorius furo). Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 28, 105-110.