Technicians
UF Small Animal Hospital Veterinary Care Managers, Technicians, and Technician Assistants

Every small animal patient at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital is managed by a board-certified veterinary specialist assisted by one or more residents and trained veterinary technicians and assistants.

Managers & Supervisors

  • Keri Bentley, BS, CVPM – Medical Floor Services Technician Manager
  • Danielle Jonas, BGS, CVT – Surgical Floor Services Technician Manager
  • Suzanne Pereau, BS, LVT – Emergency & Critical Care Technician Manager
    • Chelsea McDowell, LVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care) – Intensive Care Unit Technician Assistant Supervisor
    • Kevin Miller, BBA – Progressive Care Ward Technician Supervisor
  • Brandy Smith – Anesthesia Technician & Operating Room Technician Manager
    • Brandon Ginn – Operating Room/Sterile Supply Technician Supervisor
    • Andrea Rosenberg – Operating Room Technician Supervisor
  • Mary Wilson, RT (R)(CT)(MR)(CV) – Diagnostic Imaging Technician Manager
  • Laura Vasquez, CVT – VCOP Technician Manager

Anesthesia & Pain Management

Technicians

  • Elle Bowman
  • Lauran Capolon, BS, CVT
  • Aimee Darley, CVT
  • Kim Degan, LVT
  • Ashley Flaig, BS, CVT
  • Margaret Gonzalez, CVT
  • Maggie Lopez, CVT
  • Katy McCaddin, LVT
  • Bev Orozco, CVT
  • Terry Torres, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
  • Melissa Vehouc-Clark, BS, CVT
  • Billi Wilson, CVT

Scheduler

  • Gaby Hery

Assistants

  • Tyler Bickford, CVA
  • Gabrielle Cintron
  • Lexie Ewing
  • Natalie Martinez
  • Christina Rodriguez, CVA
  • Caitlin Torres

Intern

  • Brittany Nichols, CVT

Blood Bank

  • Camille Kelly, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)

Cardiology

Technicians

  • Courtney Hanner
  • Viviana Peña

Dermatology

Technicians

  • Amy Beaver, CVT
  • Samantha Struble, CVT

Assistant

  • Maren Driaza

Diagnostic Imaging

Technicians

  • Joanne Angle, RT (N)
  • Matthew Bolin, BS
  • Bobbie Davis
  • Christine Fitzgerald, RT (R)
  • Johannah Goodman
  • Lauren Habiak, BS
  • Adam Isack, BS, CVT
  • Lisa McElveen, BS
  • Elif Okten
  • Elena Rovell-Rixx, CVT
  • Ashley Smythe
  • Melissa West

Assistants

  • Erin Barber
  • Savannah Mauragis
  • Keddyn Melendez Sanchez
  • Frances Patala

Administrative Staff

  • Lashand Williams – Program Assistant
  • Lauren Webb – Clerical Assistant

Emergency & Critical Care

Technicians – Intensive Care Unit & Triage

  • Amanda Baldwin
  • Dianne Bennett-Hense, CVT
  • Casandra Blair, CVT
  • Chris Carrasco, BAS
  • Britny Chunn, CVT
  • Amy Cole, CVT, LVT
  • Chiquitha Crews, CVT
  • Anthony Durham, LVT
  • Bryon Gindlesperger, CVT
  • Ashley Gorman, CVT
  • Valerie Grenon, CVT
  • Nikita Jordan
  • Ashley Joyce, LVT
  • Christy Lindstrom, CVT
  • Kimberly Maxwell
  • Vicki Moore, LVT
  • Becky Negretti, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Steven Pfleegor
  • Morgan Reyer
  • Teresa Reyes, CVT
  • Alexa Scharf
  • Krystal Schleeter, LVT
  • Kelsie Scholz
  • Becky Sexton, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Trevor Shelpman
  • Leaundra Singleton, RVT
  • Lucy Sumners, RVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Melody Thomas
  • Malerie Zavilla

Technicians – Progressive Care Ward

  • Ashley Franco
  • Sinaya Harding, CVT
  • Sharon Koehn
  • Susette Martinez
  • Taylor McDaniel
  • Kaitlin Morton, CVT
  • Hayley Reiter
  • Victoria Roncone
  • Kaya Sarmie
  • Jessica Scrivener
  • Debra Spence-Thomas, CVT
  • Carlos Talaba-Echevarria
  • Huri Torrealba
  • Audrey Van Wagener
  • Madison Vetter, MS
  • Brynna Welsh

Assistants

  • Jazmine Brown
  • Marley Cannon
  • Natalie Drury, CVA
  • Kaylan Durant
  • Savannah Fontana
  • Elyse Korte
  • Catherine Work

Intern

  • Marissa Palmisano, CVT

Integrative Medicine

Technicians

  • Wendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation)
  • Brandy Madeiros, CVT, CCRVN
  • Elisabeth Nicholson, LVT, CERP

Internal Medicine

Technicians

  • Amanda LaMar, BS, LVT
  • Codi Maulden, BS, CVT
  • Stephanie Parish, BS

Multi-Service Technicians

Technicians

  • Ashley Irizarry, CVT
  • Jess Morgan

Intern

  • Cory Awerbach, CVT

Neurology

Technician

  • Scarlett Harrison, CVA
  • Paula Milla

Oncology

Technicians

  • Brittney Douglass, CVT
  • Marcela Gonzalez
  • Megan Lee, CVT
  • Breanne Paintiff
  • Maria Ransone
  • Stephanie Truhan-White
  • Blaine Walsack, RT (R)(T)
  • Lydia Yan

Assistant

  • Megan Kuhn

Operating Room

Technicians

  • Rob Brannan
  • Martina Nettles
  • Robert Reeves
  • Kenneth Robbins, LVT, CSPDT
  • Rachael Stokes
  • Tracy Vanderzyl
  • Lisa Wolff, CVT

Ophthalmology

Technicians

  • Holly Kitchen, CVT, VTS (Ophthalmology)
  • Michelle Wilhelmy

Primary Care & Dentistry

Technicians

  • Michaiah Bowen
  • Erica Deese
  • Jenni Laffey
  • Jessica Lynch, CVT
  • Kristen Lyon
  • Laura Wilhite, CVT

Assistant

  • Molly Fry

Reproduction

Technician

  • Sebastian Duque, CVA

Shelter Medicine: VCOP

Technicians

  • Meredith Almond
  • Kali Barber, CVT
  • Paola Dominguez

Surgery

Technicians

  • Mike Artaud
  • Diane Downs, BS, CVT
  • Aaron Huggins
  • Brittany Touchton, CVA

Zoological Medicine

Technicians

  • Desiree Ambruso, CVT
  • Cindy Coalter, CVT
  • Sarah Crevasse

Assistants

  • Ashlei Martin

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