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Veterinarian Technician

Jamie DeFazio, AS, CVT, VTS (EVN)

    Jamie DeFazio

    Since earning her associate of science in veterinary technology from Harcum College in 2000, Jamie has worked mostly in large animal nursing at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center. Her areas of interest include gastrointestinal and neonatal cases. Jamie began her current role as nursing supervisor in 2009.

    Jamie has a professional interest in lecturing and has spoken across the country at venues such as IVECCS, AAEP, and AVMA. Her lecture topics include intravenous catheter placement, biosecurity in equine practices, and equine colic. Jamie is the 2012 President of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Technician Association, will be the regional director of the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians in 2013, and is treasurer of the Academy of Equine Veterinary Nursing Technicians. Jamie has been published in the NAVTA journal and the Keystone Veterinarian as well as Veterinary Technician, for which she is the Equine Essentials section editor. She also enjoys lecturing on equine medicine and nursing at Harcum College.

    When not working, Jamie enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Dave and his children. She enjoys walking her dogs, camping, cooking, riding her horse, and reading. Jamie and Dave have three dogs, three cats, a rat, a horse, and a pony.