Contact Information

Phone: 517-353-9710



  • DVM, Oregon State University, 2008
  • MS, Oregon State University, 2013
  • Residency, Oregon State University
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Gastrointestinal disease, neonatology, cardiology, exercise physiology

Research Interests

  • Endurance exercise in horses

Dr. Esser obtained her DVM from Oregon State University in 2008. She completed an internal medicine residency and acquired a Master’s degree from Oregon State University after a rotating internship at Littleton Equine Medical Center in Colorado, followed by an internal medicine fellowship at HagyardEquine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal). Prior to joining the team here at Michigan State University, Dr. Esser was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota, where her time was divided between clinical service and DVM student education.