Dr. Sean Perry completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Santa Cruz, earning a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Behavior. He then attended veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences, graduating in 2013. Following graduating he completed internships in both small animal medicine and surgery and emergency and critical care at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Between his internships he practiced at Marathon Veterinary Hospital in the Florida Keys. In 2020, he completed his PhD at Louisiana State University focusing on the development of artificial reproductive technologies in captive reptiles for endangered species. While completing his PhD, he practiced both emergency and zoological medicine between LSU, private practice, and Audubon Nature Institute. He has authored and co-authored numerous peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and popular press articles. His professional interests include, Theriogenology in zoological species, specifically reptiles and amphibians, aquatic animal medicine, advanced imaging, minimally invasive surgery, and emergency/critical care for exotic species.
Sean has been an active member in ARAV since being he was a student and is currently serving as Secretary on the ARAV board. He is an associate editor and serves as chair of the editorial board for the Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery. He is currently the Associate Veterinarian at the Mississippi Aquarium and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine at Mississippi State University.