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Dr. M. Scott Echols practices throughout the United States working in various hospitals and veterinary schools. He is also the creator of several educational DVDs through Avian Studios, Inc. as well as the project leader of the Grey Parrot Anatomy Project.
Dr. Irene Pepperberg is an adjunct associate professor at the Dept. of Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
Diane has written for the American Cockatiel Society, American Cage Bird Magazine, the American Federation of Aviculture’s magazine’s AFA Watchbird and Bird Talk magazine.
Dr. Christal Pollock is a veterinary consultant for Lafeber Company.
Dr. Orosz is known internationally through the her advances made for the health care of birds and her lectures to veterinarians and bird owners alike.
Pamela Clark is a well-known author, speaker and IAABC certified parrot behavior consultant. She lives in Salem, Oregon with a mixed flock of 10 companion parrots, one dog and two cats.
Laura Doering is the former editor of Bird Talk magazine and Birds USA magazine and now serves as the editor for Lafeber Company’s Pet Bird site.
Carol D’Arezzo was “found” by an escapee cockatiel over ten years ago and has never been the same since. Lauren Shannon-Nunn has been an animal lover her entire life.
Chris has dedicated her life to the well-being and care of animals; and, now, long into her adulthood, she still considers them to be her primary social group.
Liz Wilson is a certified veterinary technician (CVT) and a Parrot Behavior Consultant who has been living and working with parrots for over 40 years. The bird community lost Liz Wilson when she passed away on April 13, 2013.