After receiving her DVM degree from the University of California-Davis, a PhD in veterinary pharmacology from Texas A&M University, and board certification in veterinary internal medicine, Deborah Greco joined the faculty of Colorado State University, where she was a full professor for 12 years. Dr. Greco then served as an internist at the Animal Medical Center of New York before joining Nestl Purina in 2006. She provides scientific support to global markets and has expertise in the communication of veterinary internal medicine and nutrition to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, dog and cat breeders, and the lay public. She has been the editor-in-chief of a veterinary journal for more than 10 years and has authored more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Greco is considered an authority in the area of small animal endocrinology and metabolism. She has served as ACVIM Forum program chairperson, president of the Society for Comparative Endocrinology, and a member of the board of directors for the Western Veterinary Conference.