Daniel Brockman, BVSc CertVR CertSAO DACVS DECVS, is a Professor of Small Animal Surgery and Head of CSS at The Royal Veterinary College in the UK. He joined the Queen Mother Hospital as a Lecturer in Soft Tissue Surgery in October 2000 and was awarded his Professorship in 2007. Prior to joining the Queen Mother Hospital, Dr. Brockman was Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.
Alison Young, DAVN (Surgery), VTS (Surgery), RVN is the head theatre nurse at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals at the Royal Veterinary College in the UK. She joined the Queen Mother Hospital in 2001 as a general surgeon. In 2003, Young joined the theatre nursing team and studied for the Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (Surgical) where she gained the highest marks for that year. In 2013, she became the first person outside of the US to pass the Veterinary Technician Specialist qualification in Surgery. She has written articles for nursing journals within the UK and book chapters focusing on theatre and surgical nursing.