Dennis Chew, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Professor Emeritus of Small Animal Internal Medicine
The Ohio State University, United States
Dr. Chew is a 1972 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University. He did a one-year internship at South Weymouth Veterinary Associates and a two-year residency in internal medicine and nephrology at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1977. Dr. Chew was an attending veterinarian at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital for 36 years and is now Professor Emeritus. Most of his work in clinics, research and publications involves urology/nephrology in small animals. He has special interest in disorders of calcium metabolism, chronic kidney disease and vitamin D metabolite dynamics, idiopathic/interstitial cystitis of cats, and diagnostic urinary endoscopy. He has been the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and 2 editions of the Manual of Nephrology and Urology in Small Animals.
Jonathan Elliott, MA, Vet MB, PhD, Cert SAC, Dip ECVPT, MRCVS
Vice-Principal for Research and Innovation and Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology
Royal Veterinary College, United Kingdom
Jonathan Elliott graduated from Cambridge Veterinary School in 1985. He undertook a PhD in vascular pharmacology in Cambridge. In 1990 he was appointed to a lectureship in Veterinary Pharmacology at the Royal Veterinary College and developed research interests in feline kidney disease, hypertension, canine mitral valve disease and equine laminitis. He was awarded the Pfizer Academic Award in 1998, and the BSAVA Amoroso Award in 2001, the Petplan Scientific Award in 2005, the ESVNU Award in 2007 and the BSAVA Woodrow Award in 2019 for contributions to companion animal medicine. Jonathan is currently Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology and Vice Principal for Research and Innovation at the Royal Veterinary College.
Greg Grauer, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
Professor and Jarvis Chair of Small Animal Internal Medicine
Kansas State University, United States
Dr. Grauer is a DVM graduate of Iowa State University. He completed his post-graduate training in internal medicine at Colorado State (internship, residency and MS degree). He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and has served as President and Chairman of the Board of Regents of the ACVIM. Over the last 40 years, Dr. Grauer has been a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He is currently a Professor Emeritus at Kansas State. He has received the SmithKline Beecham Award for research excellence in veterinary nephrology and he was appointed as a Morris Animal Foundation Fellow for his work on canine glomerular disease. Dr. Grauer is the current President of the International Renal Interest Society Board and he is a past member of the Advisory Board of the North American Society of Veterinary Nephrology and Urology. He has authored or co-authored over 140 peer-reviewed articles and over 130 book chapters involving urinary tract disease of dogs and cats and he is also one of the editors of the 2nd and 3rd editions of the British Small Animal Association Manual of Canine and Feline Nephrology and Urology.
Jody Lulich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
Professor and Osborne/Hills Chair in Nephrology and Urology
University of Minnesota
Dr. Jody Lulich is the director of the Minnesota Urolith Center. He specializes in nephrology and urology, and has earned an international reputation as a clinical investigator and educator in this field. Among his contributions to veterinary medicine is the technique of voiding urohydropropulsion, a nonsurgical method to remove uroliths in seconds from the urinary bladder. In 2007, he was voted as Speaker of The Year at the North American Veterinary Conference held in Orlando, Florida. He was awarded the Norden-Pfizer-Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award in 2001 & 2013.