Faculty

Matthew W. Beal, DVM, DACVECC
Head of Interventional Radiology Services
Head of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Services
Chief of Staff, MSU Veterinary Medical Center, Small Animal

Dr. Beal earned his DVM degree from MSU in 1996 and completed a rotating internship followed by a residency in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania from 1996-2000. Dr. Beal is a Diplomate (specialist) of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Beal returned to MSU in 2000 where he has worked to develop the Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Service into one of the premier programs in the country.

   
Valerie Johnson, DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor

Dr. Johnson earned her DVM degree from Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a residency in critical care and emergency medicine, as well as a residency in veterinary microbiology residency, at Colorado State University. She earned a PhD in immunology from Colorado State University.

   
Nyssa Levy, MS, DVM, DACVECC
Assistant Professor

Dr. Levy earned her DVM from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and also has a master's degree in immunobiology from Iowa State. She is a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Emergency Medicine and Critical Care.

   
Katie Mauro, DVM, DACVECC
Assistant Professor

Dr. Mauro's clinical, research, and scholarly interests include the application of extracorporeal therapies to critical care patients, kidney injury and intoxications, critical care nephrology and urology, sepsis, and mechanical ventilation. She has a strong passion for teaching and mentoring veterinary students and residents.

   

Residents

Ilissa Chasnick, DVM
Emergency and Critical Care Resident

Dr. Chasnick is a resident with a special interest in a career in academia, with an emphasis in emergency and critical care medicine. Her primary research interest includes modern education reform and techniques of a flipped classroom.

   
Jenna Collins, DVM
Resident

Dr. Collins is an Emergency and Critical Care Medicine resident with a special interest in emergency and critical care.

   
Rebecca Ewel, DVM
Resident

Dr. Ewel is a resident for the MSU Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Service.

   
Andrew Lukasiewicz, DVM
Resident

Dr. Lukasiewicz is an emergency and critical care medicine resident for the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences.

   

Interns

Kelsie Kittrell
Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Intern
Caitlyn Yunker
Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Intern

Veterinary Technicians

Holly Bailey, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Kimberly Bailey, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Bruna Blazina, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Tara Broersma, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Brittany Butler
Veterinary Technician
Jessica Doublestein
Veterinary Technician
Hannah Eichenlaub, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Sarah Erickson, LVT, VTS
Veterinary Technician
Maria Fox, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Camilla Friedrich, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Samantha Harper
Veterinary Technician
Stephanie Hoatlin
Veterinary Technician
Natalie Hughes, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Anna Hunyor, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Betsie Janson, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Monica Krentz, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Catherine Kubinski, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Katelyn Malanyn, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Brianna McBride, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Annie Nelson, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Jennifer Nelson, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Sage Porter
Veterinary Technician
Alyssa Roberts
Veterinary Technician
Julie Schmidt, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Molly Sherman, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Nicole Smith, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Susan Southard, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Samantha Swick, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Stephanie Terry, LVT
Veterinary Technician
Abigail Wesa
Veterinary Technician
Anna Zuver, LVT
Veterinary Technician