Dr. Kaplan is a Professor at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He received his DVM from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and worked in a mixed-species practice before earning a PhD in Veterinary Parasitology at University of Florida. Dr. Kaplan then served in the Army Veterinary Corps where he was Chief of Parasite Biology at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Since 1998 he has been at UGA where he teaches and performs research and service in veterinary parasitology. His research program is focused on measuring, understanding, and solving problems of drug resistance in helminth parasites.