Tillie has a Bachelor of Science in Bioveterinary Science and a Master of Research in Veterinary Microbiology. She has previous research experience in veterinary science and more recently, mental health and health services research. In 2017, Tillie joined BMC as an Assistant Editor and in 2019, became the Editor of BMC Dermatology, BMC Nephrology, BMC Urology, and BMC Veterinary Research. Tillie is now the Editor of BMC Family Practice, BMC Health Services Research, and BMC Nutrition.
Hayley obtained her PhD in veterinary dermatology from the University of Cardiff, UK before joining BMC in 2009. Following her time working in the veterinary and medical field, Hayley was eager to help bridge the gap between these two disciplines, and she supports One Health Initiative and VetAllTrials. She is also the Director of the International Association of Veterinary Editors, and is involved in running author and referee workshops to help encourage and support young researchers. Hayley is a Senior Editor for the BMC Series and regularly contributes to the BMC Series Blog. Hayley is the Executive Editor of BMC Nephrology, BMC Urology, and BMC Veterinary Research.