Ariel Pleva, DVM, MPH, is a professor at Grand View University and Des Moines Area Community College, where she teaches biology, microbiology, and anatomy. She has worked in the public health sector as an epidemiologist for the State of Iowa Public Health Department. Her areas of interest include public health in the veterinary profession as well as zoonotic diseases and promoting public health in her community.
Radford G. Davis, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, is an associate professor at Iowa State University. Dr. Davis earned his DVM from Colorado State University and his MPH from University of Arizona. He works to improve global health through building and enhancing animal and public health programs in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa.