Rachel Michaud, BA, CAWA

Rachel MichaudMaddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program Coordinator
Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida
rmichaud@ufl.edu

Ms. Michaud is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator (CAWA) who joined Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program in 2008, its first year.  Her background includes nonprofit shelter operations, management, and administration.

Ms. Michaud focuses on mission-based management and has directed the development of shelter programs including adoption, foster care, volunteer services, and low-cost spay and neuter.  Her work at Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program includes planning, managing projects, coordinating events, and various communication and development activities.  Ms. Michaud also serves as a consultation facilitator and shelter operations consultant.  She is particularly interested in progressive, innovative, and replicable lifesaving programs.

Education:

  • BA, Anthropology, University of Georgia
  • Certificate in Grantwriting, Georgia Center for Continuing Education
  • Certificate of Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Georgia Center for Nonprofits

Publications:

  • Colby KN, Levy JK, Dunn KF, Michaud RI. Diagnostic, treatment, and prevention protocols for canine heartworm infection in animal sheltering agencies.  Vet Parasitol. 2011 Mar 22;176(4):333-41.
  • Dunn KF, Levy JK, Colby KN, Michaud RI. Diagnostic, treatment, and prevention protocols for feline heartworm infection in animal sheltering agencies.  Vet Parasitol. 2011 Mar 22;176(4):342-9.
  • Michaud, RI. (2003). Happy Habitats.  In JL Morris & JL Buckman (Eds.), 101 More Great Shelter Ideas. ASPCA & American Humane.