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.

Wendy Davies & Dog

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
    • Ashley Joyce, LVT – Intensive Care Unit Technician Assistant Supervisor
    • 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
  • Kim Degan, LVT
  • Ashley Flaig, BS, CVT
  • Kali Frisina-Deyo, CVT
  • Margaret Gonzalez, CVT
  • Maggie Lopez, CVT
  • Kaitlin McCaddin, LVT
  • Beverly Orozco, CVT
  • Theresa Torres, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
  • Melissa Vehouc-Clark, CVT
  • Billi Wilson, CVT
Scheduler
  • Gaby Hery
Assistants
  • Tyler Bickford, CVA
  • Gabrielle Cintron
  • Natalie Martinez
  • Christina Rodriguez, CVA
  • Caitlin Torres
Intern
  • Brittany Nichols

Blood Bank

  • Kim Koelbel, CVT

Cardiology

Technicians
  • Clay Gondeck
  • Courtney Hanner
  • Viviana Pena, CVA

Dermatology

Technicians
  • Amy Beaver, CVT
  • Ashley Foxworth
  • Samantha Struble, CVT
Assistant
  • Maren Driaza

Diagnostic Imaging

Technicians
  • Joanne Angle, RT (N)
  • Matthew Bolin, BS
  • Bobbie Davis
  • Christine Fitzgerald, RT (R)
  • Johannah Goodman
  • Adam Isack, BS, CVT
  • Danielle Mauragis, CVT
  • Lisa McElveen, BS
  • Elif Okten
  • Elena Rovell-Rixx, CVT
  • Lauren Strickler, BS
Assistants
  • Savannah Mauragis
  • Frances Patala
  • Huri Torrealba
Administrative Staff
  • Lashand Williams – Program Assistant

Emergency & Critical Care

Technicians – Intensive Care Unit & Triage
  • Amanda Baldwin
  • Dianne Bennett-Hense, CVT
  • Casandra Blair, CVT
  • Christine Blickhahn, CVT
  • Britny Chunn, CVT
  • Chiquitha Crews, CVT
  • Jenna Cross
  • Anthony Durham, LVT
  • Bryon Gindlesperger, CVT
  • Ashley Gorman, CVT
  • Valerie Grenon, CVT
  • Camille Kelly, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • 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
  • Leaundra Singleton, RVT
  • Lucy Sumners, RVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Malerie Zavilla, CVT
Technicians – Progressive Care Ward
  • Melissa Carvalho
  • Sinaya Harding, CVT
  • Maria Jaramillo
  • Sharon Koehn
  • Susette Martinez
  • Kaitlin Morton, CVT
  • Taylor McDaniel
  • Hayley Reiter
  • Kaya Sarmie
  • Jessica Scrivener
  • Trevor Shelpman
  • Debra Spence-Thomas, CVT
  • Brynna Welsh
  • Madison Vetter, MS
Assistants
  • Jacalyn Adams
  • Natalie Drury, CVA
  • Kaylan Durant
  • Savannah Fontana
  • Elyse Korte
  • Morgann Lyles
  • Victoria Roncone
  • Catherine Work, CVA
Intern
  • Marissa Palmisano, CVT

Integrative Medicine

Technicians
  • Wendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRA, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation)
  • Paula Huggins
  • Brandy Madeiros, CVT
  • Elisabeth Nicholson, LVT, CERP

Internal Medicine

Technicians
  • Amanda LaMar, BS, LVT
  • Codi Maulden, BS, CVT
  • Melissa West, CVT

Multi-Service Technicians

Technicians
  • Jess Morgan
Intern
  • Cory Awerbach, CVT

Neurology

Technician
  • Chris Carrasco
  • Jessica Royce

Oncology

Technicians
  • Brittney Douglass, CVT
  • Marcela Gonzalez
  • Nikita Jordan
  • Megan Lee, CVT
  • Paige Maxwell
  • Breanne Paintiff
  • Maria Ransone
  • Stephanie Truhan-White
  • Blaine Walsack, RT (R)(T)
  • Lydia Yan
Assistants
  • Daniel Bonce
  • Trisha Seppey

Operating Room

Technicians
  • Martina Nettles
  • Robert Reeves
  • Kenneth Robbins, LVT, CSPDT
  • Rachael Stokes
  • Tracy Vanderzyl
  • Alissa Williams, CVA
  • 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

Reproduction

Technician
  • Sebastian Duque

Shelter Medicine: VCOP

Technicians
  • Meredith Almond
  • 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
Assistant
  • Larissa Ferreira