Annie Wayne is a veterinary criticalist who studies antimicrobial stewardship in dogs and cats and is an Assistant Professor at the Cummings Veterinary School, Tufts University. She graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor’s of Science in 2005. She attended the Cummings Veterinary School and completed a dual degree program to earn her Masters in Public Health and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Dr. Wayne went on to complete a small animal rotating internship and residency in Emergency and Critical Care at Angell Animal Medical Center. Following training, Dr. Wayne joined the faculty at Tufts in January 2016. She spends half her time in the clinic overseeing interns, residents and cases in the emergency room and intensive care unit and the other half of her time is devoted to teaching and research. Through her research, Dr. Wayne has embraced the One Health concept and has formed a collaboration with Tufts Medical Center’s Infection Control Team. They are currently working on several joint research projects to apply antimicrobial stewardship efforts used in human hospitals to companion animal medicine. In addition, she is a part of a research collaborative to examine parenting issues for veterinary trainees and veterinarians and has worked with the administrative team at the Cummings Veterinary School to improve support for people who are parenting and working as veterinarians. She lives in Needham MA with her husband, 3 young children and 2 dogs.