Meet Our Team

Our team includes expert researchers from diverse disciplines who are global leaders in their fields. Our robust culture of collaboration fosters creative partnerships and attracts top students. Our goal is to assemble the strongest possible team of veterinarians and scientists so that together we can unlock the secrets of aging and accelerate medical breakthroughs for dogs and humans.

Executive Leadership Team

Kate E. Creevy, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Kate E. Creevy, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Chief Veterinary Officer

Matt Kaeberlein, PhD

Matt Kaeberlein, PhD

Dog Aging Project Co-Director

Daniel Promislow, DPhil

Daniel Promislow, DPhil

Dog Aging Project Co-Director, U19 Principal Investigator

Dog Aging Project Team

Josh Akey, PhD

Josh Akey, PhD

Research Team

Rozalyn Anderson, PhD

Rozalyn Anderson, PhD

Scientific Advisory Board

Cryss Arkenberg, MWS, RLAT

Cryss Arkenberg, MWS, RLAT

Administrative Team

Brooke Benton, MPH, PMP

Brooke Benton, MPH, PMP

Administrative Team

Elhanan Borenstein, PhD

Elhanan Borenstein, PhD

Research Team

Marta Castelhano, DVM, MVSc

Marta Castelhano, DVM, MVSc

Research Team

Damien Chapman

Damien Chapman

Administrative Team

Audrey Choi

Audrey Choi

Administrative Team

Lucy Chou, DVM

Lucy Chou, DVM

Research Team

Devin Collins, MA

Devin Collins, MA

Research Team

Ellen Cravens, MS

Ellen Cravens, MS

Administrative Team

Kyle Crowder, PhD

Kyle Crowder, PhD

Research Team

Martin Darvas, PhD

Martin Darvas, PhD

Research Team

Carrie Sturts Dossick, PhD, PE

Carrie Sturts Dossick, PhD, PE

Research Team

Zach Drager

Zach Drager

Research Team

Matthew Dunbar, PhD

Matthew Dunbar, PhD

Research Team

Jeremy Evans, DVM

Jeremy Evans, DVM

Research Team

Annette Fitzpatrick, PhD

Annette Fitzpatrick, PhD

Research Team

JohnConnor Haverkamp

JohnConnor Haverkamp

Administrative Team

DJ Hohertz

DJ Hohertz

Administrative Team

Kelly Jin

Kelly Jin, MS

Research Team

Erica Jonlin, PhD

Erica Jonlin, PhD

Administrative Team

Elinor Karlsson, PhD

Elinor Karlsson, PhD

Research Team

Brian Kennedy, PhD

Brian Kennedy, PhD

Scientific Advisory Board

Kathleen Kerr, PhD

Kathleen Kerr, PhD

Research Team

Amber J. Keyser, PhD

Amber J. Keyser, PhD

Administrative Team

Julia Lawrence, MA

Julia Lawrence, MA

Administrative Team

Jonathan Levine, DVM

Jonathan Levine, DVM

Research Team

Charlene Lieu, MS, MBA

Charlene Lieu, MS, MBA

Administrative Team

Paul Litwin, MS

Paul Litwin, MS

Research Team

Jing Ma, PhD

Jing Ma, PhD

Research Team

Evan MacLean, PhD

Evan MacLean, PhD

Research Team

Joan Mannick, MD

Joan Mannick, MD

Scientific Advisory Board

Robyn McClelland, PhD

Robyn McClelland, PhD

Research Team

Ryan Merrill

Ryan Merrill

Research Team

LaVonne Meunier, DVM, DACLAM, DACAW

LaVonne Meunier, DVM, DACLAM, DACAW

Animal Welfare Advisory Board

Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA

Lisa Moses, VMD, DACVIM, CVMA

Animal Welfare Advisory Board

Patricia Olson, DVM, PhD

Patricia Olson, DVM, PhD

Animal Welfare Advisory Board

Laura Osburn, PhD

Laura Osburn, PhD

Research Team

Rod Page, DVM, MS

Rod Page, DVM, MS

Scientific Advisory Board

Ashley

Ashley Paynter

Research Team

Harmony Peraza, RVT

Harmony Peraza, RVT

Administrative Team

Marylyn Ritchie, PhD

Marylyn Ritchie, PhD

Scientific Advisory Board

Audrey Ruple, DVM, PhD

Audrey Ruple, DVM, PhD

Research Team

Mo Salman, DVM, MPVM, PhD

Mo Salman, DVM, MPVM, PhD

Animal Welfare Advisory Board

Stephen M. Schwartz, PhD

Stephen M. Schwartz, PhD

Research Team

Stephanie L. Shaver, DVM, DACVS-SA

Stephanie L. Shaver, DVM, DACVS-SA

Animal Welfare Advisory Board

Sandi Shrager, MSW

Sandi Shrager, MSW

Research Team

Noah Snyder-Mackler, PhD

Noah Snyder-Mackler, PhD

Research Team

Thomas Stevens

Thomas Stevens

Animal Welfare Advisory Board

Katherine Tolbert, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Katherine Tolbert, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Research Team

Silvan R. Urfer, Dr. med. vet.

Silvan R. Urfer, Dr. med. vet.

Research Team

Viktoria Usova

Viktoria Usova

Research Team

Benjamin S. Wilfond, MD

Benjamin S. Wilfond, MD

Ethicist