Debra Zoran specializes in emergency preparedness and response, and the use of simulations in the teaching of disaster. She also studies nutrition, especially related to feline health, obesity, GI diseases and exercise physiology of working canines. Zoran is actively involved with clinical, teaching, and research activities in small animal gastroenterology, nutrition and feline medicine. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine). She works with both the Canine Internal Medicine Service and the Feline Internal Medicine Service. She is a professor in Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She earned a BS in animal science from Kansas State University, an MS in clinical sciences from Iowa State University, and a DVM and a Ph.D. in nutrition, both from Texas A&M.