AVMA Animal Health Studies Database

AAHSD Panel of Curators

The AVMA encourages the veterinary research community to be engaged with the AAHSD, and thanks the following individuals for volunteering their efforts in managing content areas related to their expertise.

Agricultural Animal Medicine & Surgery

Anesthesia/Analgesia (Pain management)
  • Ronald Jones, BVSc
    Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Anesthesia
    University of Liverpool
  • Peter Pascoe, BVSc, DACVAA, DECVAA
    Professor, Anesthesia & Critical Care
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California – Davis
  • Benjamin Brainard, VMD, DACVAA, DACVECC
    Associate Professor of Emergency & Critical Care
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia
Cardiology (Heart & Vascular Diseases)
  • Sonya G Gordon DVM, DVSc, DACVIM Cardiology
    Associate Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Science
    College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science. Texas A&M University
  • George A. Kramer, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
    Chief of Staff
    Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists
Dentistry and Oral Surgery
  • Boaz Arzi, DVM, DAVDC, DEVDC
    Assistant Professor, Dentistry & Oral Surgery
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California – Davis
Dermatology (Skin)
  • Kristin Holm, DVM, DACVD
    Veterinary Dermatology Consultation Services, Inc.
    Johnston, IA
  • Lindsay McKay, DVM, DACVD
    VCA-Arboretum View Animal Hospital
Equine Medicine
  • Jean-Yin Tan, DVM, DACVIM-LAIM
    Instructor, Equine Clinical Sciences
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary
  • Andrew M. Hoffman, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate, ACVIM
    Professor, Large Animal Medicine & Director, Regenerative Medicine Laboratory
    Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University
Equine Surgery
  • John F Marshall BVMS PhD DipACVS DipECVS
    Senior University Clinician (Equine Surgery)
    University of Glasgow
Exotics/Wildlife Medicine & Surgery
  • Dr. Teresa L. Lightfoot, DVM, DABVP (Avian)
    Director - BluePearl Science / Director - Avian and Exotic Service
    Blue Pearl Vet Partners, Tampa, FL
Genetics (Gene transfer, stem cell, recombinant DNA)
  • Mieke Baan, DVM, DACVIM, MS
    PhD Candidate in Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    University of Wisconsin
  • Andrew M. Hoffman, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate, ACVIM
    Professor, Large Animal Medicine & Director, Regenerative Medicine Laboratory
    Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University
Imaging Studies (X-ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound)
  • Erik R. Wisner DVM, DACVR
    Professor and Chair, Dept. of Surgical & Radiological Sciences
    Director, Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis
Internal Medicine (Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, Endocrine, Urinary)
  • Arnon Gal, DVM, PhD, Dip.ACVIM (SAIM), Dip.ACVP
    Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal & Biomedical Sciences, Massey University
  • Allison O'Kell, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
  • Mieke Baan, DVM, DACVIM, MS
    PhD Candidate in Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    University of Wisconsin
  • Brandon P. Reines, DVM
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Virginia Rentko, VMD DACVIM
    Medical Director
    Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Angela M. Mexas, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
    Assistant Professor of Small Animal Medicine and Laboratory Animal Medicine
    Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine
Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • Sarah Moore, DVM, DACVIM
    Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, The Ohio State University
Oncology (Cancer)
  • Brenda Phillips, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
    Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego
  • Jenna H. Burton, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Oncology
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Kimberly Selting, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology)
    Associate Teaching Professor of Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri
  • Brandon P. Reines, DVM
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • J. Armando Villamil, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Oncology)
    Affiliated Veterinary Specialists of Orlando
Ophthalmology (Eyes)
  • Thomas Chen DVM, MS, DACVO
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine
Orthopedics (Bone, Joint, Tendon)
  • S.C. Budsberg DVM, MS, DACVS
    Director of Clinical Research and Professor
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia
  • Sebastian Gordon, DVM, DVSc, MANZCVS, Diplomate ACVS-SA
    Surgical Specialist, Lazar Veterinary Surgery
  • Denis Marcellin-Little, DVM, DACVS, DACVSMR
    Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
    NC State College of Veterinary Medicine
Preventive Medicine
  • Mieke Baan, DVM, DACVIM, MS
    PhD Candidate in Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    University of Wisconsin
Reproductive/Mammary
  • Anne M. Traas, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT
    Associate Director, Biological Clinical Development R&D
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
  • Mieke Baan, DVM, DACVIM, MS
    PhD Candidate in Comparative Biomedical Sciences
    University of Wisconsin
Soft tissue Surgery (including injuries)
  • Theresa W. Fossum DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS
    Vice President for Research and Strategic Initiatives and Professor of Veterinary Surgery
    Midwestern University
  • Sebastian Gordon DVM, DVSc, MANZCVS, DACVS
    Veterinary Surgical Specialist
    North Hobart Veterinary Hospital