Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program

Saving lives through science, leadership, and service.

Meet Our Team

Faculty

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Janet L. Swanson Director of Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program 
Associate Clinical Professor of Shelter Medicine 

Janet M. Scarlett

Professor Emerita of Epidemiology (Program Founder)

Lena DeTar

Interim Director 
Janet L. Swanson Director of Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program
Assistant Clinical Professor of Shelter Medicine 

Erin Henry

Assistant Clinical Professor of Shelter Medicine 

Dr. Aly Cohen

Clinical Instructor of Shelter Medicine
Extension Associate, The Cornell Margaret and Richard Riney Canine Health Center  

asc354@cornell.edu

House Officers

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Dr. Abby Reichard

2022 Janet L. Swanson Intern of Shelter Medicine

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Dr. Emily Boccia

2022 Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Intern 

Staff

Kelsey Arrison, LVT

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Suzette Moschetti

Suzette Moschetti

Maddie's®Shelter Medicine Program Coordinator

Maddie's® Shelter Student Employees

Alyssa Cote

Savannah Martin

Fellows

From left to right: Monica Shepherd, DVM, PhD; Steve Gentilella, DVM; Gretchen Jeitler, DVM; Suzanne Nelson, DVM; Marina Tejada, DVM; Elizabeth Berliner, DVM, DAVBP; Lena DeTar, DVM, DACPVM; Laurie Gaines, DVM; Shian Simms, DVM.

 Advanced Training Program Alumni

Dr. Kristen Pow, 2021 Janet L. Swanson Intern of Shelter Medicine 

Dr. Dani Lopez Goicochea, 2021 Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Intern 

Dr. Liz Mulhall, 2020 Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Joy Keaton, 2020 Janet L. Swanson Intern of Shelter Medicine 

Dr. Wesley Cheung, 2019 Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Intern

Wesley Chung

Dr. Sarah Ericksen, 2019 Janet L. Swanson Intern of Shelter Medicine

Sarah Ericksen

Dr. Sabine Fischer-Daly, 2018 Janet L. Swanson Intern of Shelter Medicine

Dr. Mackenzie Gallegos, 2018 Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Megan Stapleton, 2017 Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Meagan Wentworth, 2017 Janet L. Swanson Intern of Shelter Medicine

Dr. Allison Clarke, 2016 Janet L. Swanson Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Lisa Rodriguez, John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation Intern

Dr. Jodi Boyd, 2015 Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Danielle Boes, 2013 Cornell Shelter Medicine Intern

Dr. Tiva Hoshizaki