Katrina Mealey, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP, is the Regents Professor and Endowed Chair and Director of the Program in Individualized Medicine at Washington State University. She earned her degree in Pharmacy from University of New Mexico and her DVM from Colorado State University. Dr. Mealey completed a small animal internship at University of Minnesota. She also completed residencies in small animal internal medicine and veterinary clinical pharmacology and earned her PhD in pharmacology at Texas A&M University. Dr. Mealey has authored numerous articles and book chapters, as well as Pharmacotherapeutics for Veterinary Dispensing. She received the Washington State University Woman of the Year Award and the Pfizer Award for Research Excellence. Dr. Mealey was elected as a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors and to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Michael H. Court, BVSc, PhD, DACVAA, holds the William R. Jones Endowed Professorship at Washington State University. He received his veterinary training from University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, his anesthesia specialist training from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, and his pharmacogenomics research training from Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Court has authored numerous articles on pharmacology research. He received a Special Emphasis Research Career Award from the National Institutes of Health, the Frank K. Ramsay Invited Lectureship, and the Pfizer Award for Research Excellence. His current research goal is to develop genetic tests that enable identification of dogs susceptible to development of severe adverse effects from drugs used for anesthesia, in surgery, and for treatment of pain.