Dr. Joseph I.
- Degree: DVM
School: Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Track: Public and Corporate
Class of 2020
- Washington, D.C.
Bio in brief...
At present, I'm working as one of the veterinary partners for Bond Vet urgent care clinics. I'm currently one of the lead surgeons and plan on expanding up the corporate ladder towards a position responsible for policy development.
Immediately after graduating VMCVM, I took a position as an Associate Veterinarian at Banfield Pet Hospital. During this time I rapidly developed and expanded my small animal clinical skills in diagnostics but most importantly in surgery. I became the lead surgeon at the South Riding, VA location, and by the end of my time at Banfield, I was responsible for the surgical division of 5 hospitals throughout Northern Virginia.
During my clinical year at VMCVM, I had the opportunity to perform many externships, including with the USDA, USAMRIID, NAFV, HHS-ASPR, New Jersey Department of Agriculture, Virginia Department of Health, National Disaster Medical System, Homeland Security, and even got to travel to Ghana to work with the Ghaniain Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
Before entering VMCVM, I worked as a small animal nurse in small animal emergency hospitals and general practices for 15 years.