Andy Moorhead, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM (Parasitology), is a small animal parasitologist and assistant professor at University of Georgia. Dr. Moorhead earned his DVM from North Carolina State University, his MS in veterinary parasitology from Purdue University, and his PhD from Cornell University. He is also an at-large member of the executive board of the American Heartworm Society. Dr. Moorhead's main research interests are the role of host-specific cues in development of filarial worms, specifically Dirofilaria immitis and Brugia malayi.
Ray M. Kaplan, DVM, PhD, DEVPC, DACVM (Parasitology), is a professor at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He earned his DVM from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and worked in a mixed-species practice before earning his PhD in veterinary parasitology at University of Florida. Dr. Kaplan’s research program is focused on measuring, understanding, and solving problems of drug resistance in nematode parasites. He is past president of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists and has been recognized with the Pfizer Award for Research Excellence and the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists–Boehringer Ingelheim Distinguished Veterinary Parasitologist Award.