About AJVR

Editorial Board


Editor in Chief

Lisa A. Fortier, DVM, PhD, DACVS


Equine Surgery, Translational Medicine, Regenerative Medicine



Associate Editors

Turi K. Aarnes, DVM, MS, DACVAA

The Ohio State University

Anesthesia, Analgesia, Pain, Pharmacology

Gillian Angliss, DVM

Long Island University

Professional Development, Wellbeing, Preventive Care, Spectrum of Care, Access to Care, Communication

Liara M. Gonzalez, DVM, PhD, DACVS

North Carolina State University

Equine Colic, Intestinal Stem Cells, Intestinal Hypoxia/Ischemia

Ankita Gupta, BS

North Carolina State University, Student

Osteoarthritis, Pain, Neurobiology, Animal Models, Translational Research

Kristi Henderson, DVM


Regulatory Medicine, General Mixed Animal Practice, One Health

Bradley T. Hogshead, BS, MS

The Ohio State University, Student

Poultry Medicine, Food Animal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, One Health, Ophthalmology

Adrien-Maxence Hespel, DVM, MS, DACVR

University of Tennessee

3D Printing, Artificial Intelligence, Radiology

Yava L. Jones-Hall, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Texas A&M University

Experimental Pathology, Animal Models, Digital Pathology

Frederick Kibenge, BVM, PhD, DACVM

University of PEI

Virology, Immunology

Jolle Kirpensteijn, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DECVS

Hill’s Pet Nutrition

Soft Tissue Surgery, Oncology

Karen Kline, DVM, MS, DACVIM

VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists

Medical Neurology, Surgical Neurology, Infectious Disease

Andrew D. Miller, DVM  DACVP

Cornell University

Pathology, Comparative Pathology, Neuropathology, Oncologic Pathology

Kristina A. Muise, MSc, BSc

Royal Veterinary College, Student

Animal Physiology, Animal Behaviour, Wildlife Disease, Ecophysiology

Theresa Ollivett, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

University of Wisconsin


Barrak M. Pressler, DVM, PhD, DACVIM


Internal Medicine, Nephrology/Urology, Immunology

Carlos O. Rodriguez Jr., DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Veterinary Specialists of North Texas

Oncology, Chemotherapy, Drug Development

Jason W. Stull, VMD, MPVM, PhD, DACVPM

The Ohio State University
University of PEI

Epidemiology/Biosecurity, Zoonoses

Gussie Jane Tessier, DVM, PhD


Equine Medicine/Repiratory Physiology

Sarah Wright, DVM


Zoological and Aquatic Animal Medicine and Social Media Strategy




Scientific Review Board

Arturo Anadon—Madrid, Spain
Lisanework E. Ayalew—Charlottetown, PE, Canada
Francesca Beccati—Perugia, Italy
Clifford Berry—Raleigh, NC
Adam Biedrzycki—Gainesville, FL
Kelly Black—Midlothian, TX
Corrin Boyd—Murdoch, WA, Australia
Ísis Assis Braga—Jataí, Brazil
Benjamin Brainard—Athens, GA
João Brandão—Stillwater, OK
David Bruyette—Los Angeles, CA
Laura P. Clark—Parsippany, NJ
Linda Dahlgren—Newport, VA
Craig Datz—Columbia, MO
Timothy Dyke—Yass, NSW, Australia
Athema Etzioni—Tuskegee, AL
Robin Fontenot—Mississippi State, MS
Naomi Gades—Scottsdale, AZ
Kathy Gerken—Auburn, AL
John Gilliam—Stillwater, OK
Cengiz Gokbulut—Balıkesir, Turkey
Alonso Guedes—Saint Paul, MN
Dirceu Guilherme de Souza Ramos—Jataí, Brazil
Jan Hawkins—West Lafayette, IN
Eason Hildreth—Birmingham, AL
Erik Hofmeister—Auburn, AL
Rob Hunter—Olathe, KS

Cathy Johnson-Delaney—Mukilteo, WA
Ronald Jones—Liverpool, England
Nathaniel Kapaldo—Manhattan, KS
Sabine Kästner—Hannover, Germany
Terry Katz—Basking Ridge, NJ
Kaitlyn Krebs—Philadelphia, PA
Daniel Langlois—East Lansing, MI
Elizabeth Lund—Seattle, WA
Christoph Mans—Madison, WI
Manuel Martin-Flores—Ithaca, NY
John Mattoon—Pullman, WA
George Moore—West Lafayette, IN
Samantha Morello—Boothbay, ME
Sawako Murakami—Tokyo, Japan
Sarah Pownder—New York, NY
Bruno Pypendop—Davis, CA
Hadi Imani Rastabi—Khuzestan Province, Iran
Marije Risselada—West Lafayette, IN
Thomas Schermerhorn—Manhattan, KS
Carin Smith—Wenatchee, WA
Lauren Stranahan—College Station, TX
Elizabeth Thomovsky—West Lafayette, IN
Ramiro Toribio—Columbus, OH
David A. Wilson—Columbia, MO
Brandan Wustefeld-Janssens—Fort Collins, CO
Beef Cattle Institute—Kansas State University—Manhattan, KS
Evidence Based Veterinary Medical Association—Ridgeland, MS


The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Journal of Veterinary Research are grateful to all our reviewers.
We would like to give special recognition to our Scientific Review Board members, who act as the cornerstone of our reviewing body by performing up to 6 reviews annually.



Malinda Larkin, Senior News Editor
R. Scott Nolen, Senior News Reporter
Coco Lederhouse, News Reporter
Anita Suresh, News Assistant Reporter

Administrative Staff

Karen L. Dodson, MBA, Editorial Manager
Stacey L. Geelan, Senior Administrative Coordinator


Nicholas T. De Luca, Managing Editor
Justin D. DeAre, Publications Technology Specialist
Julie L. McLearen, Senior Production Coordinator
William A. Mazur, Production Coordinator I
Michelle A. Krieger, Publishing Editor
Victor Schultz, Senior Copy Editor
Kristen M. White, Copy Editor
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AVMA Officers

Dr. Lori M. Teller, President
Dr. Rena Carlson, President-Elect
Dr. Jennifer Quammen, Vice President
Dr. Arnold L. Goldman, Treasurer
Dr. José V. Arce, Immediate Past President
Dr. Ronald E. Gill, Chair, Board of Directors
Dr. Charles A. Lemme, Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Dr. Janet D. Donlin, Executive Vice President/CEO
Dr. David E. Granstrom, Assistant Executive Vice President

AVMA District Directors

Dr. Amanda Bisol, District I
Dr. Michael Q. Bailey, District II
Dr. Mary E. Ergen, District III
Dr. Seyedmehdi Mobini, District IV
Dr. Robert H. Knapp, District V
Dr. Ronald E. Gill, District VI
Dr. Charles A. Lemme, District VII
Dr. Sam G. Miller, District VIII
Dr. Melanie A. Marsden, District IX
Dr. Richard J. Sullivan, District X
Dr. Sandy Willis, District XI

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