Areas of Interest:

  • Acupuncture
  • Wildlife Rehab
  • Zoological Medicine

    Scope of Practice:

  • Consultations
  • Minor Procedures Requiring Sedation
Will Practice:
LocallyIn Home StateInternationally
Shifts:
Day ShiftsOvernight ShiftsSwing ShiftsAny ShiftWeekdaysWeekendsAny Day
Credentials:
DVM
Experience: 3-5 years
States I'm Licensed in:
District of Columbia
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I've been a Relief Vet or Nurse/Tech For : 1-3 years
Professional Memberships: AVMA, AAZV, AAWV

Description

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Education

University of Texas Arlington

2012 BA - Biology

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Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine

2017 DVM

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Experience

City Wildlife, Washington DC

February 2020 - present Clinic Director

Wildlife clinical and rehabilitation medicine.

Self-employed

January 2019 - present Relief Veterinarian

Small animal emergency and general practice, wellness/vaccine clinics.

Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, Murchison TX

June 2017 - Aug. 2018 Veterinary clinical intern

Clinical intern at large, multi-species (equine, domestic farm animal, primate, ratite, cervid, and other zoo/exotic) animal sanctuary. Primary clinician for examinations, surgical procedures, diagnostics, prescribing treatments, and performing euthanasias and necropsies. Instructed animal care staff and veterinary paraprofessionals in patient treatments. Developed proficiency with electronic medical records program (ZIMS). Designed and executed anesthetic protocols, including an average of 3-4 projected immobilizations per month. Advanced parasite control standards to reduce development of parasiticide resistance. Ensured biosecurity of current and newly arriving animals, and monitored for potential zoonotic disease risks to staff. Responsible for communicating with animal care teams and facilities staff to draft and distribute weekly
schedule of veterinary procedures. Worked alongside animal care staff to create and refine operant conditioning programs for voluntary medical procedures and routine diagnostics. Corresponded with consulting veterinarians as needed for optimal patient care.

Vervet Monkey Foundation, Tzaneen South Africa

Aug. - Sept. 2018, 2019 Seasonal veterinarian

Primary surgeon for vasectomies of 30+ vervet monkeys. Lead emergency/critical care treatments and surgeries, performed necropsies on vervet monkeys and samangos, gave educational presentations, and directed parasite treatment and prevention.