February 19, 2018
Alumna Finds a Different Path Forward
Karen MacFadden Hinkley had long had a passion for both veterinary medicine or human medicine. She didn’t want to choose just one, and in the end, she found a job that didn’t make her. A 1986 graduate of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, Hinkley is a medical science liaison for global pharmaceutical company
July 25, 2017
Sandra Strong, Class of 1996
Job title: Chief Veterinarian, Wake County Animal Center Describe your current position and what led to your job. Responsible for the health and welfare of 11,000-12,000 animals annually. Manager for 22 shelter employees. Describe job opportunity trends in your industry. What does the future look like for your industry? Veterinarians have many opportunities outside of
July 10, 2017
Jennifer Jones Shults, Class of 2009
I do all the things I loved about equine lameness — exams, talking with owners, imaging, pain management — but on a smaller scale. Emergency allows me to work up more complex cases, and also do a lot of ultrasound. While I never would have envisioned...
July 10, 2017
Thomas Jakob, Class of 1985
I see that pets are becoming much more important to families. Family members and clients want you to understand that bond...
July 10, 2017
Terra Smith, Class of 2015
Be ready to work hard with very long hours potentially. Don't be afraid to ask for a generous salary. You are worth it and will definitely earn every penny! Be confident in yourself but also open-minded to learning new things that...
May 31, 2017
Amanda Jeffries, Class of 2014
Branch chief (lead veterinarian) for four sections across Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia...
January 9, 2017
Shelter From the Storm: Alum Leads With Vision
CVM alum Jennifer Federico leads the Wake County Animal Center with tireless and innovative vision...
July 26, 2012
Marnie Metzler, Class of 2012
Job title: Attending veterinarian, Charles River Laboratories Describe your current position and what led to your job. I work for Charles River Insourcing Solutions as the attending veterinarian for a small research vivarium in Charlotte. I had no idea during vet school that I would go into laboratory animal medicine. First I thought I would
July 26, 2011
Cynthia Wilson, Class of 2011
Job title: On-site contractor toxicologic veterinary pathologist, Integrated Laboratory Systems/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Describe your current position and what led to your job I am a researcher in toxicologic pathology, studying the effects of agents in the environment on animals to identify possible hazards to human health. I found out about pathology after