About the Author
Albert Jergens, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM), received his veterinary degree from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine. He was awarded a PhD in immunology from Iowa State University, where he is currently a board-certified internist in small animal internal medicine. His clinical interests include gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, and host-microbiota interactions mediating gastrointestinal health and disease.