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Celebrating National Veterinary Technician Week 2016

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Do you know your CVTs from your VTSs? Veterinary technicians wear many hats (and a couple acronyms). Learn more about the important work they do as we celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week at the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center.

Patricia (Morrissey) Suomala, CVT, CVPM, CEMT

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Tufts at Tech, Worcester Technical High School. In April of 2012 the Cummings School partnered with Worcester Technical High School and launched the Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic which provides compassionate low-cost veterinary care… Read More

Patricia Suomala

Karen P. Donahue, CVT

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Karen graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and had every intention of working as a Registered Pharmacist. After working a number of years at a retail pharmacy, she found that her family obligations required her… Read More

National Veterinarian Technician Week

Matthew Dann, CVT

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Matthew attended Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver CO and gradated in 2010. He came to the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center in January 2013, working as an anesthesia… Read More

Margaret (Maggie) Underwood, Veterinary Technician II

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Maggie came to veterinary medicine in a roundabout manner. Although she always wanted to be a Large Animal Veterinarian, she says “back in my day, female Veterinarians were few and far between.” Following her parents’… Read More

Maggie Underwood

Cynthia Borjes, CVT

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Cynthia Borjes, CVT, has worked in the Foster Hospital for Small Animals for 14 Years. Working in the Clinical Sciences Department, Cindy sees an array of clients, each presenting a unique challenge. “Once I was… Read More

Cynthia Borjes, CVT

Denise Sheldon, Senior Technician

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Denise is the Senior Technician of the Diagnostic Imaging/Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound Department at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals. She has been in the department for seven years. She said that from very… Read More

Denise Sheldon

Jessica Leonard, CVT

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Jessica has been at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals in the Zoological Companion Animal Medicine (ZCAM) for one and a half years. Although she never attended veterinary school, she got her training “on-the-job” and… Read More

National Veterinarian Technician Week

Jill Franko, CVT

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Jill attended Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, where she a graduated with a BS in Animal Science. She has been at the Hospital for Large Animals for almost 11 years, currently holding the position of Senior Technician.… Read More

Jill Franko