Residents, Interns, Scholars

Shelter Medicine Resident

Dr. Laura Andersen-Koester

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident
2009-2012

Currently:
Veterinarian
Vetco Total Care
Clive, Iowa

Dr. Laura Andersen

Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Jerika Brooks

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern
2020-2021

Currently:
Lead Veterinarian
Hillsborough Pet Resource Center Tampa, Florida

Jerika Brooks, 2020-2021 Shelter Medicine Intern

SHELTER MEDICINE RESIDENT

Dr. Amie Burling

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident
2012-2015

Currently:
Assistant Teaching Professor of Shelter Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri

Dr. Amie Burling

Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Hannah Coenen

Petco Love Shelter Medicine Intern
2022-2023

Currently:
Shelter Veterinarian
City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department
Albuquerque, New mexico

Hannah Coenen

SHELTER MEDICINE RESIDENT

Dr. Staci Cannon

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident
2012-2015

Currently:
Clinical Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Athens, Georgia

Dr. Staci Cannon

Shelter Medicine Fellow

Dr. Yoonju Cho

Visiting Shelter Medicine Scholar
2014

Currently:
Assistant Professor, Department of Pet Science
Seojeong University, South Korea

Dr. Yoonju Cho, visiting scholar at Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program

SHELTER MEDICINE RESIDENT

Dr. Brian DiGangi

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident
2010

Currently:
Clinical Associate Professor of Shelter Medicine
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
Gainesville, Florida

Brian DiGangi

SHELTER MEDICINE INTERN

Dr. Jessica Hekman

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern
2012-2013

Currently:
President, The Functional Dog Collaborative
Raymond, New Hampshire

Dr. Jessica Hekman

SHELTER MEDICINE RESIDENT

Dr. Catherine McManus

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident
2009-2012

Currently:
Director of Veterinary Medicine 
Richmond Animal League
Richmond, Virginia

Dr. Catherine McManus

SHELTER MEDICINE INTERN

Dr. Meghan Mielo

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern
2018-2019

Currently:
Chief Veterinarian
Citrus County Animal Services
Inverness, Florida

Dr. Meghan Mielo

Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Avnee Mistry

Petco Love Shelter Medicine Intern
2022-2023

Currently:
Shelter Veterinarian
Wake County Animal Center
Raleigh, North Carolina

Avnee Mustry

SHELTER MEDICINE INTERN

Hannah Naples

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern,
2021-2022

Currently:
Veterinarian
Shelter Outreach Services of Ohio
Columbus, Ohio

Hannah Naples

SHELTER MEDICINE RESIDENT

Dr. Katherine Polak

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Resident
2011-2014

Currently:
Vice President of Companion Animals & Engagement
Humane Society International
Washington, D.C.

Dr. Katherine Polak

SHELTER MEDICINE INTERN

Dr. Daena Rowlison

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern 2021-2022

Currently:
Anti-Cruelty Fellow
ASPCA
New York, New York

Daena Rowlison

SHELTER MEDICINE INTERN

Dr. Ashley E. Saver

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern 2020-2021

Currently:
Forensic Veterinarian
ASPCA
Gainesville, Florida

Dr. Ashley Saver, Shelter Medicine Intern 2020-2021

Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Ken Sieranski

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern
2013-2014

Currently:
Executive Director
Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center
Blackwood, New Jersey

Ken Sieranski

Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Amelia Sikora

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern
2019-2020

Currently:
Medical Director
Collier County Domestic Animal Services
Naples, Florida

Dr. Amelia Sikora

Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Emily Swiniarski

Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Intern
2012-2013

Currently:
Medical Director
Anti-Cruelty Society
Chicago, Illinois

Emily Swiniarski