Chrissy Sedgley

Chrissy Sedgley, MS

Shelter Medicine Educational Programs Manager

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 294-4757
Business Email: csedgley@ufl.edu

About Chrissy Sedgley

Chrissy Sedgley is the Shelter Medicine Educational Programs Manager and serves as advisor for the Professional Certificate in Shelter Medicine. After working in graphic design for many years, her passion for animal welfare led her to pursue a new career serving as a voice for the underrepresented, and she earned her Master’s Degree in Shelter Medicine in the process. Prior to joining the Shelter Medicine Program at UF, Chrissy served as the Director of Shelter Operations for Alachua County Humane Society in Gainesville, Florida, where she implemented progressive programs such as open-adoptions, shelter diversion strategies, dog playgroups, and FIV/FeLV adoption programs. Chrissy also deploys as an animal rescue volunteer for the Humane Society of the United States in support of large-scale animal transports, disaster response, and cruelty investigations.

Accomplishments

Fear Free Shelters Graduate
2019 · Fear Free Pets
Fear Free Certified Veterinary Professional
2019 · Fear Free Pets
IS-700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
2015 · Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
IS-111.A: Livestock in Disasters
2015 · Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
IS-11.A: Animals in Disasters: Community Planning
2015 · Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
IS-10.A: Animals in Disasters: Awareness and Preparedness
2015 · Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
ICS-200.B: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
2015 · Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
ICS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System
2015 · Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Education

Masters in Veterinary Medical Sciences with concentration in Shelter Medicine and Leadership
2017 · University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
Associate of Arts and Sciences, Digital Media and Graphic Design
2011 · Santa Fe College
Bachelor of Science in Advertising
2009 · University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4757
Emails:
Business:
csedgley@ufl.edu