About Dr. Barbara L. Sherman
Dr. Barbara L. Sherman is a licensed veterinarian and specialist in the field of veterinary behavior. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (since 1995) and is certified by the Animal Behavior Society as an Applied Animal Behaviorist (since 1993). She earned her DVM degree from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and her PhD, with specialization in Animal Behavior, from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Currently, Dr. Sherman is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Raleigh, NC, and is affiliated with the Animal Welfare Ethics and Public Policy Program. She serves as Director of the Behavioral Medicine Service of the NCSU Veterinary Health Complex and as immediate Past-President of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (http://www.dacvb.org). In addition to these roles, Dr. Sherman conducts clinical studies, writes articles and book chapters, and lectures widely about topics related to companion animal behavior.
About Dr. Margaret Gruen
Dr. Margaret Gruen is a specialist in the field of veterinary behavior. She serves as a faculty member in the Department of Clinical Sciences and the Program in Animal Welfare, Ethics, and Public Policy at the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). In addition to her role at the Behavioral Medicine Service, Dr. Gruen is actively engaged in developing behavior services and training veterinary students at the Wake County Animal Care, Control, and Adoption Center.
Dr. Gruen is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in animal welfare and a residency in clinical behavior at NCSU-CVM and earned a Master's degree in Veterinary Public Health at NCSU, with focus on population studies of animal shelters. Dr. Gruen is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Her interests include clinical animal behavior, animal welfare, shelter issues, and cognition in cats.