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 – Dermatology, Oncology, and Primary Care & Dentistry Technician Manager
  • Maya Hester, BS – Integrative Medicine and Reproduction Technician Supervisor
  • Danielle Jonas, BGS, CVT – Cardiology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Surgery, and Zoological Medicine Technician Manager
  • Suzanne Pereau, BS, LVT – Emergency & Critical Care Technician Manager
    • Chelsea McDowell, LVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care) – Progressive Care Ward Technician Supervisor
    • Kevin Miller, MBA – Emergency & Critical Care Assistant Manager
  • Jennifer Sager, BS, CVT, VTS (ECC and Anesthesia) – Internal Medicine and Multi-Service Technician Manager
  • Brandy Smith – Anesthesia Technician and Operating Room Technician Manager
    • 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, CVT
  • Lauran Capolon, BS, CVT
  • Aimee Darley, CVT
  • Kim Degan, LVT
  • Ashley Flaig, BS, CVT
  • Margaret Gonzalez, BS, CVT
  • Terry Torres, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
  • Melissa Vehouc-Clark, BS, CVT
  • Billi Wilson, CVT

Assistants

  • Kyleigh Anstey
  • Morgan Bevis
  • Tyler Bickford, CVA
  • Sarah Grimes
  • Lana Katz
  • Isabel Ku
  • Natalie Martinez
  • Isabelle Mitchell
  • Christina Rodriguez
  • Shelby Stevens

Blood Bank

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

Cardiology

Technicians

  • Courtney Hanner, MS
  • Viviana Heineken

Dermatology

Technicians

  • Amy Beaver, CVT, VTS(Derm)

Diagnostic Imaging

Technicians

  • Courtney Bennett
  • Matthew Bolin, BS
  • Megan Crosland
  • Bobbie Davis
  • Christine Fitzgerald, RT (R)
  • Lauren Habiak, BS
  • Savannah Mauragis
  • Meagan Mullis
  • Elena Rovell-Rixx, CVT
  • Ashley Smythe
  • Sharon Tennant

Assistants

  • Rebekkah Braziel
  • Caylee Cormier
  • Robert Dobric
  • Sierra Hagle
  • Israel Herrera
  • Kaitlin Thorp
  • Claire Wells

Administrative Staff

  • Lashand Williams – Program Assistant
  • Angelina Daranikone – Service Representative

Emergency & Critical Care

Technicians – Intensive Care Unit & Triage

  • Amanda Baldwin, CVT
  • Casandra Blair, CVT
  • Britny Chunn, CVT
  • Tori Crandell, LVT
  • Anthony Durham, LVT
  • Kelly Foltz, BA, CVT, LVT, RVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Bryon Gindlesperger, CVT
  • Ashley Gorman, CVT
  • Valerie Grenon, CVT
  • Nikita Jordan
  • Kimberly Maxwell
  • MacKenzie Mizell
  • Vicki Moore, LVT
  • Becky Negretti, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Genevieve Ramirez
  • Morgan Reyer
  • Teresa Reyes, CVT
  • Kaya Sarmie
  • Alexa Scharf
  • Krystal Schleeter, LVT
  • Kelsie Scholz, CVA
  • Becky Sexton, CVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Trevor Shelpman
  • Leaundra Singleton, RVT
  • Lucy Sumners, RVT, VTS (Emergency & Critical Care)
  • Malerie Zavilla, CVT

Technicians – Progressive Care Ward

  • Alanna Allen
  • Bryanna Braddock
  • Kristen Dennis
  • Heather Gooding
  • Sinaya Harding, CVT
  • Emily Hill
  • Olivia Iobst, BS
  • Susette Martinez
  • Chelsey Mays
  • Steven Pfleegor
  • Hayley Reiter
  • Jessie Serpi
  • Karen Strickland
  • Brynna Welsh
  • Madison Vetter

Assistants

  • Chelsea Bell
  • Jazmine Brown
  • Marley Cannon
  • Jessica Church
  • Olivia Dagnan
  • Halea Delamarter
  • Haley Diefenbaugh
  • Han Doan
  • Kaylan Durant
  • Taylor Harris
  • Andrew Heffelfinger
  • Tahina Jean
  • Noelys Machado
  • Kim Rea
  • Morgan Reich
  • Demian Sanchez Alarcon
  • Michael Watson

Integrative Medicine

Technicians

  • Wendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation)
  • Jordan Harriz, BS, CVT
  • Brandy Madeiros, CVT, CCRVN

Internal Medicine

Technicians

  • April Hudson
  • Ashley Irizarry, CVT
  • Ashley Kelly, CVT
  • Cindy Pridgen

Multi-Service Technicians

Technicians

  • Blake Cromartie, CVT
  • Alex Kepley
  • Josephine Lawniczak, CVT
  • Jess Morgan
  • Bev Orozco, CVT

Assistants

  • Sarah McMillan

Neurology

Technician

  • Paula Milla
  • Tracy Vanderzyl

Oncology

Technicians

  • Alexis Cooper
  • Brittney Douglass, CVT
  • Maggie Lopez, CVT
  • Breanne Paintiff, CVT
  • Maria Ransone
  • Danielle Wall, CVT
  • Blaine Walsack, RT (R)(T)
  • Lydia Yan

Assistant

  • Megan Kuhn
  • Jamie Sapp

Operating Room

Technicians

  • Beth Cannon, BS
  • Alina Figueras
  • Lindsay Jones
  • Martina Nettles
  • Sophia Osorio
  • Robert Reeves
  • Kenneth Robbins, LVT, CSPDT
  • Erica Rooney
  • Angelina Sanchez
  • Rachael Stokes
  • Brittany Touchton
  • Andrew Trujillo
  • Amanda Wichterman
  • Kristine Wildner
  • Lisa Wolff, CVT

Ophthalmology

Technicians

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

Primary Care & Dentistry

Technicians

  • Erica Berube
  • Michaiah Bowen
  • 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 Domínguez-López, CVT

Surgery

Technicians

  • Christopher Applegate, BS
  • Mike Artaud
  • Diane Downs, BS, CVT
  • Aaron Huggins

Zoological Medicine

Technicians

  • Cindy Coalter, CVT
  • Sarah Crevasse
  • Desiree Muir, CVT
  • Kristin Taylor
  • Andrew Trujillo

Assistants

  • Ashlei Martin

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