MS, Clinical Epidemiology, University of Florida
DVM Cum Laude, Universidad de Chile
Board Certification: Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Large Animal Surgery and Lameness
Publications: For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine and to Google Scholar.
Honors and Awards: Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical or Diagnostic Teaching, University of Minnesota – 2009
Laura has had a huge love for animals—and a keen interest in their welfare—since childhood. She has volunteered with a number of animal advocacy organizations, including the Animal Rights Coalition, the Fund for Animals, the Minnesota Hooved Animal Rescue Foundation, and the Minnesota Horse Welfare Coalition. Recently retired after a 37-year career with the federal government, she enjoys equine photography and spending time with her two dogs.