Lisa M. Pohlman, DVM, MS, DACVP, is an associate professor of clinical pathology at Kansas State University, the president and medical director of Riley County Humane Society in Manhattan, Kansas, and an active teacher and mentor of veterinary interns, residents, and graduate students. Dr. Pohlman earned her DVM from University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, and her MS in clinical pathology from Auburn University, where she also completed a residency. She provides continuing education in clinical pathology through speaking engagements, online courses, and publications. Her research interests include improvement of clinical pathology laboratory methods and identification and characterization of disease in domestic species, particularly in shelter animals, as well as pets owned by individuals who cannot afford routine veterinary care.
Sarah Steen, DVM, is the medical director of Critters Without Litters, a spay/neuter clinic in Bakersfield, California. She earned her DVM from Kansas State University, where she continued for an additional year as a shelter medicine intern. Dr. Steen’s interests include animal sheltering, decreasing pet overpopulation, and improving the lives of community cats through trap-neuter-vaccinate-return methods.