Dr. Marja Kik DVM, Ph. D, Dipl Vet Path RNVA, Dip ECZM (Herpetology) is a staff veterinary pathologist working in pathology of exotic animals and wildlife, at the Department of Pathobiology, Division Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Apart from studying the pathology of exotic animal patients, her research interests include pathologic effects of viral diseases in reptiles and amphibia. She (co) authored papers on ranaviral disease in the wild and in captive amphibians. She is a member of the Infectious Diseases Working Group of the European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians. And she is a diplomate of the European college of Zoological Medicine (herpetology) and has her own private practice in which she treats different species of reptiles and amphibia. She performs internal medicine, diagnostic ultrasound and radiology, hematology and surgery. She gives workshops and lectures on reptile and amphibian medicine in different countries.