Guest Speaker: Dr. Deb Zoran, founding member of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team
Held February 11, 2023
Dr. Deb Zoran is a professor of medicine at Texas A&M University and founding member of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET). She is a 1984 graduate of Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she entered private clinical practice for three years, then moved to Iowa State University for her small animal internal medicine residency. After moving to Texas in 1990, she completed a Ph.D. in Nutrition at Texas A&M University. Since 1996, Dr. Zoran has been an active member of the clinical and teaching faculty at the Texas A&M CVM.
As a member of the VET since 2009, she has been on over 25 deployments to multiple types of disasters in Texas and beyond. In 2012, Dr. Zoran, together with the VET teaching team, developed and began delivery of a required clinical rotation in Veterinary Emergency Management to fourth-year veterinary students which continues today. In 2014, she became a member of Texas A&M Task Force US&R as veterinary medical support of the working canines. More recently, Dr. Zoran was accepted onto the FEMA Incident Support Team as a veterinary specialist for care of working dogs in federal disasters.