Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Ballantyne (DVM ’05)

Aug 19, 2016 / Alumni News

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference!

Kelly BallantyneKelly Ballantyne
Clinical Instructor, University of Illinois
Veterinary Behaviorist, Veterinary Behavior at Illinois

Fall Conference Presentation
Behavior Case Triage

What is your favorite memory from veterinary school?
Having a great time with my classmates.

What are you looking forward to at this year’s Fall Conference?
Reconnecting with old friends and presenting for the first time.

What is the most memorable/unique aspect of your career so far? Or, what are you most proud of in your career?
Completing a non-traditional residency in veterinary behavior and passing my board examination.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?
Gardening, cycling, reading, watching movies, and traveling with my husband.

Do you have any animals?
Two Rhodesian Ridgebacks (Bludger and Tonks) and a cat (Aengus).

Twitter: @KellyBallantyne