| Christine Baughman, CVT || Christine is a pat-time veterinary technician with over 8 years of experience at New Bolton. Christine owns a small farm in New Jersey where she lives with her family. Christine is in the final stages of obtaining her human RN degree. |
| Ellen Corbett, CVT || Ellen has over five years of experience at New Bolton. Ellen is a native of Long Island, NY, where she had worked with veterinarians at Belmont Park. In her free time, Ellen enjoys spending time at her Lancaster County farmette with her three horses. |
| Jamie DeFazio, CVT, VTS-EVN || Jamie is the shift supervisor for the evening and midnight nursing staff, but works daytime hours managing other aspects of the nursing department. Jaime is active with both the PVTA and AAEVT, and obtained her veterinary technician specialty in equine veterinary nursing in 2011. Jamie has been published in many works, lectures all over the country in veterinary technology, and presents lectures at Harcum College. Jamie has over 10 years of experience at New Bolton. Jamie has experience working with dairy calves as a teen, and enjoys trail riding her Paint. |
| Barbara Dugan, CVT || Barb has over 10 years of experience at New Bolton Center. She is an excellent teacher, and is an adjunct member of the Manor College veterinary technician program. Barb has been published in the Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, as well as the Technician’s Daily Reference for Veterinary Technicians – large animal edition that is scheduled for release in 2013. |
| Kriste Halscheid, CVT || Kriste has over 10 years of experience at New Bolton Center, and was the 2013 winner of the Gretchen Wolf Schwartz Award for Outstanding Nursing presented by the New Bolton Clinicians. Kriste has a unique background of in art, and used to photograph horse shows professionally. |
| Jennifer Hayden, CVT || Jenn is the newest member of our nursing team, joining us full time early in 2013. Jenn earned her Bachelor of Animal Science in equine science and management from Delaware Valley College before returning to school for veterinary technology. |
| Jennifer Horner, CVT || Jen has over five years of experience as an overnight nurse. |
Jen has lectured for the PA Vet Tech Association on topics of neonatal nursing and dystocia.
She enjoys spending time at her barn with her Quarter Horse mares and her pony, whom she has just begun driving.
| Teresa Lewis, CVT|| Teresa has over 20 years of experience at New Bolton Center. Teresa has worked most of those 20 years overnight, where she uses her experience as a senior nurse to help train new overnight nurses. Teresa has experience with miniature horses, and enjoys pleasure driving her mini mare. Teresa also has experience with showing her Cocker Spaniel.|
| Jennifer Macomber, CVT|| Jen has over 15 years of experience at New Bolton Center. She has an extensive background raising Angus beef cattle, and showing through 4-H. Jen’s daughter is currently showing Angus with 4-H. Jen is also the practicum director for the Harcum College veterinary technician program at New Bolton Center.|
| Jaime Miller, CVT|| Jaime is the Supervisor of Patient Facilities, and also supervises the day shift nursing staff. She has over 15 years of experience at New Bolton Center, and has an interest in equine behavior. Jaime assists with the semi-feral teaching herd along with Dr. Sue McDonnell. Jaime helps with student labs, including the third-year large animal surgery course. Jaime is published in Robinson’s text on Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, where she wrote a chapter on nursing care of the recumbent horse. In Jaime’s spare time she spends time with her two thoroughbreds and her two ponies. Jaime has broken the ponies to drive.|
| Ashley Reimel, CVT|| Ashley has been with New Bolton Center for nearly two years, and is energetic about learning as much as she can. Ashley is very interested in continuing education, and tries to attend any conference she can to advance in her education. In Ashley’s spare time she enjoys hacks on her off-the-track thoroughbred.|
| Christopher Rizzo, LVT|| Chris has over six years of experience at New Bolton Center. He used to show in the Palomino circuit before moving to PA from New York. Chris’s application was just accepted by the Academy of Equine Veterinary Nursing Technicians, and he will sit for his exam December 2013 where he can earn his veterinary technician specialty in equine veterinary nursing. A VTS is the highest credential for a veterinary technician. Chris also breeds and shows Jack Russell Terriers.|
| Eileen Rule, CVT || Eileen has over 28 years of experience at New Bolton Center in large animal nursing, and is the senior nurse of the department. Eileen helps with veterinary student orientation and labs, and is frequently acknowledged for her patience while teaching. Eileen and her husband John will soon be an empty-nesters since her daughter will be starting college in the fall. |
| Emily Zug, CVT|| Emily has over 15 years of experience at New Bolton Center and is a favorite among the students. Emily has as extensive background with dairy farming, and helps at her family’s farm of Jerseys and Holsteins. Emily also has a small herd of pet sheep, and a rambunctious black lab.|