March 01, 2018

 

 American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

Posted Feb. 14, 2018

The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners welcomed 39 new diplomates and recognized two dual-certified diplomates following the board certification examination held Oct. 4-5, 2017, in Atlanta. The new diplomates are as follows:

Avian Practice

Jessica Grodio, Wilton, Connecticut
Amber Lee, Indianapolis
Julia Shakeri, Tampa, Florida
*Zoltan Szabo, Hong Kong 

Beef Cattle Practice

Elizabeth Homerosky, Calgary, Alberta
Katherine Whitman, Clay Center, Nebraska 

Canine and Feline Practice

Neala Boyer, Manhattan, Kansas
Jacquelyn Chow, Austin, Texas
Robert Daniel, Athens, Georgia
Julie Gamble, Fort Collins, Colorado
Rachel Rowen, Sunnyvale, California
Laura Schmitt, Levittown, Pennsylvania
Mark Schrenzel, Alexandria, Virginia
Jeanie Spooner, Quincy, Illinois
Eric Tempel, Blacksburg, Virginia
Travis Wagner, Rainbow City, Alabama 

Dairy Practice

Angel Abuelo Sebio, Wagga Wagga, Australia
Curtis Beidel, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Samuel Rowe, Malanda, Australia 

Equine Practice

Michelle Bessire, Lamesa, Texas
Claire Freeman, Purcell, Oklahoma
Bart Halsberghe, Menlo Park, California
Martha Scharf, Columbia, Missouri 

Exotic Companion Mammal Practice

Katarina Bennett, Sarasota, Florida
Joanne Sheen, Crows Nest, Australia
Samantha Swisher, Indianapolis 

Feline Practice

Kari Mundschenk, Waddell, Arizona

Food Animal Practice

Kelly Still Brooks, Ames, Iowa

Reptile and Amphibian Practice

Heather Bjornebo, Mesa, Arizona
*James Bogan, Oviedo, Florida
La'Toya Latney, Philadelphia 

Shelter Medicine Practice

Helena DeTar, Portland, Oregon
Erin Doyle, Boston
Amanda Dykstra, Knoxville, Tennessee
Jacqueline Harter, Salem, Oregon
Zarah Hedge, Pomona, California
Cynthia Karsten, Davis, California
Barbara Laderman-Jones, Roseville, California
Kathleen Makolinski, Orchard Park, New York
Kris Otteman-Brant, Portland, Oregon
Katherine Polak, Gainesville, Florida


*Dr. Szabo was previously certified in exotic companion mammal practice, and Dr. Bogan was previously certified in canine/feline practice.