Diagnostic Support Veterinarian, Idexx Laboratories, Virtual Position – April, 2018 – Present
Veterinarian, Camden Hospital for Animals; Rockport, ME — 2014- March 1, 2018
Veterinarian, Woodbrook Animal Clinic; Wiscasset, ME — 2007-2014
Veterinarian, Medomak Veterinary Services; Waldoboro, ME — 2004-2007
Veterinarian, Coastal Veterinary Care, Wiscasset, ME — 2003-2004
Veterinarian, South Street Veterinary Services; Pittsﬁeld, MA — 2001-2003
Kristina has been practicing as a small animal veterinarian for the past sixteen years. Over the course of this long and fruitful professional journey, she has gained considerable knowledge of and expertise in veterinary anatomy, animal science, infectious disease, pathology, microbiology, parasitology, epidemiology, toxicology, immunology and public health.
Kristina has served in the clinical as well as supervisory capacity at various animal clinics and veterinary services. Her collaborative work with other experts in the veterinary field helped Kristina to further hone her skills and motivated her to expand her horizons. She is always on the lookout for new avenues to explore in order to engender a broader impact within the veterinary ﬁeld.
Her strong communication and interpersonal skills are the cornerstone of her professional approach which allow her to assist in end of life care by counseling clients and providing kind and compassionate support.
Kristina identifies both as an adventurer as well as a homebody. She likes to spend her free time doing a bit of horseback riding, skiing, snow shoeing, hiking, or boating. When she is not taking to the outdoors, you might find Kristina unwinding at home with her two kids, her partner Michael, their two dogs, a cat and a Russian Redfoot tortoise. Kristina takes special pleasure in the simple pursuits of life, her favorite being cooking and reading.
License and Certification
University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Bangor, ME: Dairy Sanitation Course, Jason Bolton, PhD – Successfully completed April 20, 2017. Certiﬁcate received.
FSPCA Preventative Controls for Human Food Training, Jason Bolton, PhD – Successfully completed, June 8, 2017. Certiﬁcate of training received.
Seafood HACCP Alliance Training Course Cornell University, Internet Training Course with Practical Session taught at UMAINE Extension – Successfully completed, June 14, 2017. Certiﬁcate received.
“Helping Old Dogs with New Tricks: Vestibular Disease in Old Dogs”, Blog: Soothing Scents, March, 2017
“Pets, Stress and Travel”, Blog, Soothing Scents, July, 2016
“A Glimpse at the Veterinary Profession”, The Berkshire Medical Journal, Volume VII, Number 1, Spring, 1999
Mastitis and Herd Health, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, January, 2001
Acute Renal Failure and Ethylene Glycol Toxicity, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Spring, 2000
Bison and Brucellosis in Yellowstone National Park, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, November, 1999
Avian Trichomoniasis, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, November, 1998
Wilson’s Disease/ Copper Toxicosis in West Highland Terriers, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, April, 1998
American Veterinary Medical Association
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, North Grafton, MA (May 2001)
Bachelor of Science in Speech, major: Theatre, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (August, 1990)