Drury Reavill graduated from Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986 then took an associate position at the Avian Medical Center of Sacramento where she practiced for more than 8 years. During this time she also provided clinical consultation and laboratory services to practitioners through California Avian Laboratory (a national service exclusively devoted to avian and exotic animals) as well as through California Veterinary Diagnostic Labs of West Sacramento. She completed her residency in anatomic pathology (including instruction in zoo pathology and course work at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology) and gained board certification from American College of Veterinary Pathology (ACVP) in 2000. Drury is also a charter Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP), obtaining avian specialty status in 1993 (re-certifying in 2003 and 2013). She is also boarded in reptile & amphibian practice (ABVP, 2013). Drury has authored or co-authored over 50 papers, 10 book chapters, two books and a CD, each covering a wide range of exotic animal disease conditions. She is a popular and frequent presenter on-line through VIN (Veterinary Information Network) and at veterinary conferences, veterinary schools, and meetings in the United States and around the world.