Director of the Gastrointestinal Laboratory, Texas A&M University
Jörg Steiner received his veterinary degree from the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany in 1992. He did an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania from 1992 to 1993 and a residency in small animal internal medicine at Purdue University from 1993 to 1996. He received his Dr.med.vet. degree from the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany in 1995 in recognition of research on feline trypsin and feline trypsin-like immunoreactivity. In 1996, he achieved board certification with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. In 2000, Dr. Steiner received a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University for his work on canine digestive lipases and their use for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders in the dog. In 2012, was recognized as a Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association. He is currently a Regents Professor and University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery and the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at Texas A&M University. In 2016, Dr. Steiner was named the Dr. Mark Morris Chair in Small Animal Gastroenterology and Nutrition. He also serves as Director of the Gastrointestinal Laboratory at Texas A&M University and is involved in a wide variety of research in small animal gastroenterology. He has authored or co-authored more than 400 peer-reviewed articles, 100 book chapters, and 500 research abstracts. In addition to his work at the School of Veterinary Medicine, he also serves on the Executive Committee of Distinguished Professors and as the Faculty Liaison of the Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University. He also currently serves as the President of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.