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Get to Know Alexis Abbate

Apr 19, 2018 / Get to Know

Alexis Abbate, client service representative at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, has been with the University of Illinois for four months.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: My role at the college is having the first contact with patients. What is your favorite part of your job? My favorite...

Get to Know Mikayla Wrasse

Mar 1, 2018 / Get to Know

Mikayla Wrasse, certified veterinary technician, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine just under two years.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: My role is to take care of the animals that stay overnight in the ICU. What is your favorite part of your job? Being able...

Get to Know Darci Winkler

Feb 26, 2018 / Get to Know

Darci Winkler, anesthesia veterinary technician, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since October 30, 2017.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: To assist in creating a pain- and stress-free experience! What is your favorite part of your job? Getting to alleviate pain throughout a procedure and...

Get to Know Sue Schantz

Feb 12, 2018 / Get to Know

Dr. Susan L. Schantz, professor in the Department of Comparative Biosciences, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for 22 years and served as the interim department head last year.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Research, teaching, graduate student training. What is your favorite part of...

Get to Know Keith Jarosinski

Feb 12, 2018 / Get to Know

Dr. Keith Jarosinski, assistant professor in the Department of Pathobiology, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since August 2016.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Research and teaching of viruses. What is your favorite part of your job? Passing my knowledge onto students. Complete this sentence: My...

Get to Know Jaime Landolfi

Jan 25, 2018 / Get to Know

Dr. Jaime Landolfi, clinical assistant professor with the Zoological Pathology Program (ZPP) in the diagnostics services division of veterinary clinical medicine, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for 14 years.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Diagnostician and instructor in anatomic pathology of zoo and wildlife...

Get to Know Mike McGill

Dec 8, 2017 / Get to Know

Mike McGill, an assistant facilities manager, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for a year. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Assist in maintaining and improving the facilities at the college. What is your favorite part of your job? My favorite part is communicating with others...

Get to Know Alysha McDaniel

Nov 30, 2017 / Get to Know

Alysha McDaniel, certified veterinary technician at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Service, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine for two and a half years. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Helping very critical patients and helping students. (I have also given CE lectures...

Get to Know Heather Soder

Nov 10, 2017 / Get to Know

Heather Soder (wearing green in the photo), surgical vet tech II, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since 1996. Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Creating a supportive learning environment for the students during live animal neuter labs. What is your favorite part of your job?...

Get to Know Miranda Vieson

Oct 25, 2017 / Get to Know

Miranda Vieson, clinical assistant professor of pathobiology, has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since July 2016.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: Diagnostic service (necropsy, biopsy, forensics), collaborative research, and teaching students and residents about pathology and how awesome it is. What is your favorite part...