Meet the Team

[ Faculty & Instructors ] [ Interns, Residents, and Scholars ] [ Staff ]

Faculty & Instructors

Dr. Cynda Crawford

Maddie’s Clinical Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program Director

Dr. Julie LevyDr. Julie Levy

Fran Marino Endowed Professor of Shelter Medicine Education

Co-Founder, Million Cat Challenge

Dr. Sara BennettDr. Sara Bennett

Jessica DolceJessica Dolce

Mary Elizabeth EllardDr. Mary-Elizabeth Ellard

Dr. Brenda GriffinDr. Brenda Griffin

Dr. Sarah KirkDr. Sarah Kirk

Dr. Sara PizanoDr. Sara Pizano

Dr. Katherine PolakDr. Katherine Polak

Dr. Sheila RobertsonDr. Sheilah A. Robertson

Dr. Rachel Touroo

Dr. Rachel Touroo

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Staff

Image Coming SoonDorothy “Dee” Berry

Million Cat Challenge Data Management Assistant

Naima Cortes-StonebergerNaima Cortes-Stonebeger

Million Cat Challenge Program Manager

Christie KeithChristie Keith

Communications and Social Media Manager

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Michelle Laramie

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Education & Financial Services Manager

Cameron Moore

Cameron Moore

Million Cat Challenge Program Manager

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Matt Parker

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Content Management Specialist

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Chrissy Sedgley

Educational Programs Manager, Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program

Keegan SperaKeegan Spera

Million Cat Challenge Outreach and Data Specialist

 

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Interns, Residents, and Scholars

Dr. Laura AndersenDr. Laura Andersen

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident, 2009-2012.
Currently: Associate Veterinarian, VCA Animal Hospital – The Vet, Marshalltown, Iowa.

Dr. Amie BurlingDr. Amie Burling

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident, 2012-2015.
Currently: Assistant Teaching Professor of Shelter Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri.

Dr. Staci CannonDr. Staci Cannon

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident, 2012-2015.
Currently: Medical Director, Metro Area Animal Care And Control, Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Yoonju ChoDr. Yoonju Cho

Visiting Scholar, Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, 2014.
Current: Assistant Professor, Department of Pet Science, Seojeong University, South Korea.

Dr. Brian DiGangiDr. Brian DiGangi

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident, 2010.
Currently: Senior Director, Shelter Medicine Shelter Outreach
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Dr. Jessica HekmanDr. Jessica Hekman

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern, 2012-2013.
Currently: Postdoctoral Scholar, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Dr. Catherine McManusDr. Catherine McManus

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident, 2009-2012.
Currently: Veterinarian, Irving Animal Services, Irving, Texas.

Dr. Meghan MieloDr. Meghan Mielo

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern 2018-2019
Currently: Veterinarian, Citrus County Animal Services, Inverness, Florida

Dr. Katherine PolakDr. Katherine Polak

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident, 2011-2014.
Currently: Head of Stray Animal Care – Southeast Asia, FOUR PAWS International, Thailand.

Dr. Ken SieranskiDr. Ken Sieranski

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern 2013-2014.
Currently: Director of Veterinary Services, The Animal Foundation, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Amelia SikoraDr. Amelia Sikora

Currently: Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern
Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, University of Florida.

Dr. Emily SwiniarskiDr. Emily Swiniarski

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern, 2012-2013.
Currently: Director of Veterinary Services, Tree House Humane Society, Chicago, Illinois

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