Conference Planning Committee

The Zoobiquity conferences happen with the support and brainpower of a hard-working team of veterinarians, physicians, scientists, professors, students, and volunteers.

The 2012 Zoobiquity Conference is sponsored by

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, M.D.
Chair, Zoobiquity Conference
Professor of Medicine, UCLA Division of Cardiology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Kathryn Bowers
Co-Author, Zoobiquity
Lecturer, UCLA Writing Programs

Cynthia Cheung, M.D.
Co-Director, Zoobiquity Research Initiative
Clinical Instructor
UCLA Hospitalist Service, Department of Internal Medicine
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Patricia Conrad, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Co-Director, One Health Center, UC Global Health Institute
Professor, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Curtis Eng, D.V.M.
Chief Veterinarian
Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Wesley Friedman
Assistant Director, Zoobiquity Conference and Projects

Dominique Griffon, D.V.M.
Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Surgery
College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences

Kate Kang
M.S. Candidate
Department of Biophysics and Physiology
University of Southern California

Susan K. Kwan, M.P.H.
Executive Director, Zoobiquity Research Initiative
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Julio Lopez, D.V.M.
Co-Director, Zoobiquity Research Initiative
Veterinarian, California Animal Hospital

Phillip Nelson, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Dean and Professor of Immunology
College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences

Cheryl Scott, R.N., N.P., D.V.M., M.P.V.M.
Health Sciences Clinical Faculty
Program Director, Calvin Schwabe One Health Project
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Kathryn Sulzner, D.V.M., M.P.V.M.
Co-Director, Zoobiquity Research Initiative
Calvin Schwabe One Health Project
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine