Dr. Christopher G. Byers
DVM, Dipl. ACVECC, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM)
He is a practicing board-certified veterinary emergency & critical care and small animal internal medicine specialist, as well as a certified veterinary journalist, based in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his Bachelor of Science degree as University Honors Scholar in Animal Sciences from Colorado State University and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University. Dr. Byers’ professional passions are mentoring and coaching veterinary students and colleagues in the areas of emergency & critical care, internal medicine, and communication skills. He is the Co-Editor of the textbook, Feline Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, and has published chapters and articles in numerous textbooks and peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Byers also publishes a weekly blog called CriticalCareDVM.com with goals to educate pet owners and promote the triad of care.
Dr. Massimo Giunti
DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVECC
He is a practicing board-certified and European Veterinary SpecialistTM in Emergency and Critical Care. He is associate professor and Head of the small animal emergency and critical care unit of the veterinary university hospital of the Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna (Italy). He received both his degree in veterinary medicine and his Ph.D. degree in veterinary science from the same university. His main research activity focuses on biomarkers of critical illness in small animals. He is the Co-Editor of the textbook, Fe-line Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, and author and co-author of several papers in the field of veterinary emergency and critical care medicine in peer-reviewed journals.