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Interns

Hadley GleasonHadley Gleason, VMD

Education:

VMD, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine

BS, biology, Trinity College

Hometown: Boston, MA

Pets: Seamus, a 4-year-old cat

“Being a veterinarian allows me to put my love of problem solving and science towards helping animals and the people who care about them.”

 

Sean GrassoSean Grasso, DVM

Education:

DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida

BS, equine science, Colorado State University

Hometown: South Salem, NY

Pets: Chaz, 7, and Nova, 6, Australian Shepherds

“Working with my father, who is a veterinarian specializing in Standardbred racehorses, I knew early in life that this was exactly what I wanted to be, a veterinarian.”

 

Jesse KimmelmanJesse Kimmelman, BVMS, MRCVS

Education:

BVM&S, The University of Edinburgh
MRCVS: Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh, UK

Hometown: Roslyn, NY

Pets: Cruz and Rylee, mini Dachshund puppies; Ellie, a Doberman; and Emma, a Jack Russell Terrier

“I knew without question that I wanted to pursue a career in equine medicine and surgery when I had a horse of my own undergo colic surgery. I was able to see first-hand what was involved in bringing horses back to peak performance from injury and illness.”

 

Daniela LuethyDaniela Luethy, DVM

Education:

DVM, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis

BS, Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

Pets: Apache, an 11-year-old miniature horse

“I wanted to become a vet because I love working with horses and with people and I love the intricacies involved in medicine.”

 

Charlene NollCharlene Noll, DVM

Education:

DVM, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis

MS, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

BE, control engineering, Dartmouth College

BA, applied mathematics, Mount Holyoke College

Pets: Eindruck, a 26-year-old Trakehner horse, and three cats, Ginger, Meep, and Pasha

“I want to apply my background as an engineer to advancing the standard of care in veterinary medicine. Also, it is really fun to doctor animals!”

 

Rebecca SchwarzeRebecca Schwarze, DVM

Education:

DVM, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Agriculture science, The Ohio State University

Hometown: Akron, OH

Pets: Jenna, a 6-year-old German Shepherd, and Denera, a 13-year-old Hanoverian horse

“I always had pets growing up, and also rode and showed horses. Through owning pets and horses of my own, I became interested in caring for them. At a very young age, I decided I wanted to be a veterinarian."

  

Residents

Hope DouglasHope Douglas, VMD, Surgery

Education:

VMD, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine

BA, biology, University of Pennsylvania

Internship:  Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, KY

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Pets: VIK, a 17-year-old Danish Warmblood horse, and Otis a 6-year-old cat

“I want to help animals and the people who love them.”

 

Neil MittelmanNeil Mittelman, DVM, Internal Medicine

Education:

DVM, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

BS, animal science, Cornell University

Internship:

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington, KY

Hometown:New Brunswick, NJ

Pets: Gem, an 8-year-old female Boxer, and Awesome, an 14-year-old Haflinger Pony gelding

"I've always grown up around horses. My mother always wanted to be a veterinarian and she fostered that interest in me."

 

Jessica MorganJessica Morgan, DVM, PhD, Equine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education:

DVM, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis

PhD , comparative pathology, University of California, Davis

BS, neurobiology physiology and behavior, University of California, Davis

Internship:  Peninsula Equine Medical Center, Menlo Park, CA

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA

Pets: Harley, a 20-year-old Thoroughbred, and Stella, an 8-year-old mutt

“I wanted the opportunity to work with horses, which can be such incredible athletes.”

 

James MyersJames Myers, DVM, Large Animal Reproduction

Education:

DVM, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis

BS, agribusiness, Cal Poly

Internship:  Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center, Penryn, CA

Hometown: Paso Robles, CA

“I grew up in Paso Robles, raising cattle and riding horses.”

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