Kursten Pierce, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), is a veterinary cardiologist at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She is currently pursuing a fellowship in interventional cardiology. Dr. Pierce previously taught at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, where she also completed a cardiology residency. Dr. Pierce has authored several book chapters and articles. Her interests include congenital and acquired heart diseases in cats and dogs, cardiac biomarkers, and interventional cardiology.