- Pop Med Bldg. 135
DVM, MSc, DACVS-LA
Melissa graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2008. She became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2013 after completing a residency in large animal surgery at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center. She worked as an equine emergency surgeon in a private practice from 2012 to 2015. She started a thesis-based Master's of Science in Epidemiology in September 2015 after deciding to change her focus to the public health field. With completion of her MSc program in August 2017, she started a PhD in Epidemiology.