Shelter Medicine, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor

Shelter Medicine


Educational Background

  • Residency, Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, University of Florida, 2012-2015
  • Master of Public Health, University of Florida, May 2015
  • Rotating Internship, VCA South Shore Animal Hospital, 2010-2011
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, May 2010
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, May 2006 —-*Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Magna Cum Laude, High Honors


  • American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP)Shelter Medicine *Residency Committee, Shelter Medicine Practice Exam Committee, Credentials Reviewer
  • Medical Director, Metro Animal Care and Control, Nashville, Tennessee, 2015-2022
  • Animal Care and Control Association of Tennessee Board Member, 2016-2022
  • Association of Shelter Veterinarians Board Member, 2015-2021

Selected Publications

  • The Association of Shelter Veterinarians. “The Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters: Second Edition”. Journal of Shelter Medicine and Community Animal Health, Dec. 2022, pp. 1-76, doi:10.56771/ASVguidelines.2022.
  • Cannon SH, Levy JK, Kirk SK, Crawford PC, Leutenegger CM, Shuster JJ, Liu J, Chandrashekar R. Infectious diseases in dogs rescued during dogfighting investigations. Vet J, 2016; 211:64-69.

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