Scientific Advisory Committee
James F. Peddie, DVM
Distinguished Faculty Chair and Staff Veterinarian, Retired
Exotic Animal Training and Management (EATM) Program
Linda Reeve Peddie, DVM
Executive Vice President of Animal Care
David R. Blasko
Director of Animal Care
Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage
Theodore Friend, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Animal Behavior & Wellbeing
Texas A&M University
Daniel Garcia Parraga, DVM, DECAAH, DECZM
Director of Animal Health
Ramiro Isaza, DVM, MS, MPH, DACZM
Professor of Zoological Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida
Wendy K. Kiso, Ph.D.
Director of Conservation and Research
Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation
Xavier Manteca Vilanova, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Animal and Feed Science
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
James F. McBain, DVM
Executive Vice President & Chief Training Officer
Karen Pryor Clicker Training
Tracy Romano, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist & Vice President of Research
F. William Zeigler
Senior Vice President of Animal Programs
Chicago Zoological Society
Joe M. Howell, DVM
President, Western Veterinary Conference
Past President and Chairman of Board, American Veterinary Medical Association
Bernard E. Rollin, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Professor
Professor of Philosophy
Professor of Animal Sciences
Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University