Dr. Amy Stieler Stewart is a graduate student obtaining her PhD under the instruction of Dr. Liara Gonzalez. Amy is originally from Merritt Island, Florida and attended the University of Florida for her undergraduate and veterinary degrees (Go Gators!!). She then completed a one-year rotating internship in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia. She returned to the University of Florida in 2012, completed a three-year residency in Large Animal Medicine and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2015. Following completion of her PhD, she hopes to obtain a faculty position at a Veterinary Teaching Hospital continuing her passion for practicing high-quality medicine, educating veterinary students and conducting research to benefit her patients and society. In her free time, Amy enjoys distance running, cross-training at the gym, sports and traveling with her husband Shawn.