Editorial Board


Editor in Chief

Lisa A. Fortier, DVM, PhD, DACVS


Equine Surgery, Translational Medicine, Regenerative Medicine



Associate Editors

Jacqueline Chevalier, MSc, BSc

Cornell University, Student

Orthopedics, Osteoarthritis, Vascular Biology

Liara M. Gonzalez, DVM, PhD, DACVS

North Carolina State University

Equine Colic, Intestinal Stem Cells, Intestinal Hypoxia/Ischemia

Kristi Henderson, DVM


Regulatory Medicine, General Mixed Animal Practice, One Health

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

Theresa Ollivett, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

University of Wisconsin


Barrak M. Pressler, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Western University of Health Sciences

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


Social Media Editor

Sarah Wright, DVM





Malinda Larkin, Senior News Editor
Katie Burns, News Managing Editor
R. Scott Nolen, Senior News Reporter
Anita Suresh, News Assistant Reporter
Rebecca Harris, Online Editorial Assistant

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Stacey L. Geelan, Senior Administrative Coordinator


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William A. Mazur, Production Coordinator I
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Tram T. Le, Copy Editor
Michelle A. Krieger, Copy Editor
Kristen M. White, Copy Editor
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Dr. Lori M. Teller, President-Elect
Dr. Sandra A. Faeh, Vice President
Dr. Arnold L. Goldman, Treasurer
Dr. Douglas D. Kratt, Immediate Past President
Dr. Karen M. Bradley, Chair, Board of Directors
Dr. Ronald E. Gill, Vice Chair, Board of Directors
Dr. Janet D. Donlin, Executive Vice President
Dr. David E. Granstrom, Assistant Executive Vice President

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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 Miller, District VIII
Dr. Melanie A. Marsden, District IX
Dr. Richard Sullivan, District X
Dr. Sandy Willis, District XI

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