Karyl Hurley DVM, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA is the Director of Global Scientific Affairs for Mars Petcare on behalf of Mars, Incorporated. She is a specialist in Small Animal Veterinary Internal Medicine, and manages a portfolio of research under the Waltham Foundation which provides funds to study and promote the health and welfare of companion animals worldwide. She manages the Mars Incorporated Public-Private Partnership with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in understanding the impact of pets on society and in the lives of individuals. She received her B.S. and D.V.M. from Cornell University and Specialty Diplomate status at North Carolina State University.
Prior to Mars, Karyl was on faculty at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London and currently maintains Adjunct Professorships in Nutrition and Internal Medicine at Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania. Karyl shares her home with her husband, and a host of pets; two cats, a papillion, a yellow Labrador and multiple tropical fish.
Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee(AWWC): Member