Dr. Rebecca A. Krimins is an Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, with additional appointments in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology. A native of Annapolis, Maryland, Dr. Krimins completed her B.A. in biology at the University of Chicago, and received her D.V.M. from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Krimins completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, followed by a one-year surgical internship at Western Veterinary Specialist Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She worked in private practice as a general practitioner in Hoboken, New Jersey before completing a three-year veterinary anesthesia and analgesia residency at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine while also obtaining a MS in Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Dr. Krimins has more than 15 years of experience in managing critically ill patients during advanced imaging procedures and performing ground-breaking clinical studies. Her specialty in veterinary anesthesia, sedation and pain management in combination with her experience in directing advanced clinical research offers each veterinary patient the best opportunities for diagnosis and therapy. As founder and director of the Veterinary Clinical Trials Network at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Krimins has built a revolutionary center designed to leverage the expertise and platforms available at Johns Hopkins University in order to transform newly discovered diagnostics and therapeutics into real-life practical approaches that benefit veterinary patients. She is editor of the textbook Learning from Disease in Pets, A One Health Model for Discovery, and has been invited to lecture at international conferences.