Renata S. Costa, DVM, MPhil, MANZCVS, GradDipEd, DACVAA, is an assistant professor of anesthesiology at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. She earned her DVM from Federal University of Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and her MPhil and graduate diploma in education from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. Dr. Costa completed an internship at Murdoch University and an anesthesia residency at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
Alicia Z. Karas, DVM, MS, DACVAA, teaches at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, where she earned her DVM and completed a residency in anesthesia. She is also the hospital director at Tufts Veterinary Emergency Treatment & Specialties in Walpole, Massachusetts.
Stephanie Borns-Weil, DVM, DACVB, is an assistant professor of clinical sciences at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, where she is also the head of the Animal Behavior Clinic. Her interest is companion animal behavior, with a special focus on aggression issues.