James Howard, DVM, MS, DACVS, is an assistant professor of soft tissue surgery at The Ohio State University, where he also earned his DVM and completed a surgical residency. He also completed a rotating medicine and surgery internship at University of Tennessee. His research interests include hepatobiliary and GI surgery and endocrinopathies. Dr. Howard’s ongoing research includes minimally invasive diagnostic procedures, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and evaluative hepatobiliary sampling techniques.
Nina R. Kieves, DVM, DACVS-SA, DACVSMR, CCRT, is an associate professor of small animal orthopedic surgery and director of the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Service at The Ohio State University. She earned her DVM at University of Minnesota, completed a residency in small animal surgery at Iowa State University, and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Colorado State University. Dr. Kieves’ research interests are in sports medicine and rehabilitation and surgical treatment with minimally invasive techniques.