Veterinary Advisory Board
Dr. Laurie McCauley, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRT, CVA, CVC
Dr. McCauley is an International lecturer and contributing author in many textbooks and journals. She was awarded the 2011 Iams AARV Award of Excellence in the Field of Rehabilitation and the 2015 AHVMA Holistic Practitioner of the Year Award. In 2017 Dr. McCauley opened Red Tail Rehab mobile practice in North Carolina.
Ria Acciani, MPT, CCRP – Scientific Advisor
Ms. Acciani is the Co-Principal and Rehabilitation Director at Advanced Canine Rehabilitation Center in Warren, NJ and has a special interest in rehabilitating sporting and performance dogs that have suffered musculoskeletal injuries.
Korinn Saker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate (ACVN) – Scientific Advisor
Dr. Saker is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Saker graduated with a D.V.M. from the University of Georgia, Athens and a Ph.D. in Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
Vedrana Gjivoje, DVM – Scientific Advisor
Dr. Gjivoje completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University in 1988 and her D.V.M. with High Honors at Michigan State University in 1994. She completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Oradell Animal Hospital in 1995 in New Jersey.
Autumn Harris, DVM, Diplomate (AVCIM) – Scientific Advisor
Dr. Autumn Harris is an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing her D.V.M. at Mississippi State University, Dr. Harris completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Kansas State University followed by a Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida.
Albert Ahn, DVM
Albert Ahn, DVM has joined MYOS as a Strategic Adviser to guide the development and expansion of its animal health business of Fortetropin-based canine muscle health formulas. Dr. Ahn is a veteran of the Animal Health Industry with over 25 years of industry experience, including roles as President at AB Science, USA, a canine oncology company; Chief Scientific Officer at Summit VetPharm, a division of Sumitomo Corporation of America, in addition to roles at Hill’s Pet Nutrition.
Debra Canapp, DVM, Diplomate (ACVSMR), CCRT, CVA – Scientific Advisor
Dr. Canapp is the Medical Director and Co-Principal at Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group in Annapolis Junction, MD where she practices Sports Medicine, Acupuncture, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, and Rehabilitation.
Jennifer Jones Shults, DVM, CCRT – Scientific Advisor
Dr. Shults owns and manages the Animal Emergency Clinic of Cary and the Veterinary Rehabilitation & Pain Management Hospital in Cary, NC. Dr. Shults graduated from the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009 after earning undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry & Chemistry.
Mandy Peffers, BVetMed, MPhil, PhD, FRCVS
Mandy Peffers, BVetMed, MPhil, PhD, FRCVS is a Professor in the Department of Musculoskeletal Science and Ageing, Institute of Life Course & Medical Sciences at the University of Liverpool School of Veterinary Science, United Kingdom. Prof. Peffers completed her Veterinary Studies and PhD at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London.Prof. Peffers is currently a Wellcome Trust Clinical Intermediate Fellow studying “The role of small nucleolar RNAs in cartilage ageing and disease.”