Linda Barter, BVSc, BSc(vet), MVSc, PhD, DACVAA

Associate Professor Veterinary Anesthesiology, University of California

Currently an Associate Professor of Veterinary Anesthesiology at the University of California, Davis. Following veterinary school and private practice in Australia, Linda moved to New Zealand where she continued her post-graduate training in anesthesia, dabbled in emergency medicine and obtained a Master of Veterinary Science. Another move took her to the University of California, Davis, where she completed a residency in Veterinary Anesthesia and Critical Patient Care and a PhD in physiology. She joined the faculty at UC Davis in 2008.

Lauren Sullivan, DVM, MS, DACVECCC

Assistant Professor; Section Head, Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, James L. Voss Veterinary Medical Center, Colorado State University

Dr. Sullivan grew up outside of Washington DC and is a 2005 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.  Her advanced training includes rotating and specialty internships, as well as residency training at Colorado State University in small animal emergency/critical care medicine.  Dr. Sullivan completed an MS degree in Clinical Sciences in 2010, where her research included hospital-acquired infection, disorders of lactate metabolism and tissue oxygenation/monitoring. She also enjoys research in canine parvovirus and fluid therapy. Dr. Sullivan currently teaches as an Assistant Professor at Colorado State University, where she serves as Section Head for the Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care service.

Dr. Kerl is currently a Teaching Professor of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at the University of Missouri. She graduated with a DVM from Auburn University and MPH from University of Missouri. Dr. Kerl completed residency training and was on staff at the Animal Medical Center in New York. Special areas of interest are nephrology and urology, fluid/ electrolyte/ acid base abnormalities, and the scholarship of teaching. She is also active in veterinary disaster response.

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