Dr. Nancy Morris DVM, ACVIM in Cardiology
In 1997, Dr. Morris returned to Angell and completed her residency in cardiology and she is a board certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in Cardiology.
She has also been active in cardiovascular research. In 2004 she completed a multi-center FDA/CVM clinical trial for a new Phosphododiesterase III inhibitor drug (Pimobendan) to treat congestive heart failure in dogs. She has served as a consultant to biotech, medical device manufactures and pharmaceutical development companies. Her most recent clinical research, prospective screening of 200 Doberman Pinschers to determine the clinical utility of the NT-pro BNP test as a screening tool to detect occult dilated cardiomyopathy, was presented at the 2009 conference of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Montreal, Canada.
Karen Hastings,CVT Practice ManagerKaren grew up in Westfield, MA. She attended the veterinary technician program at Holyoke Community College and has an Associates Degree in Arts & Science. She has worked as a veterinary technician for 29 years. Through the years, she has worked in general practices and has a special interest in dentistry and surgery. She has recently been a volunteer with New England Aquarium in their Sea Turtle Emergency Rescue program. Karen joined our practice in March of 2017. She shares her home with her husband, 4 children, 3 cats, 1 dog, 1 parrot and a bearded dragon. In her free time she enjoys going to her kids sports events, spending time with family, walking the dog, gardening and going to the beach. She looks forward to meeting you and your furry friends.
Alicia Pelletier, Veterinary TechnicianAlicia grew up in Westfield,MA and has been a veterinary technician for 7 years. She has experience at both a general practice and an emergency hospital. She is currently a full time student working towards her Bachelors degree in Environmental Science. Alicia joined our staff in January of 2017. She has a cat (Tikka),a dog (Sakari),a horse(Rambo) as well as a tortoise. In her free time she and her family enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking and pretty much anything outdoors!
Dana Kedziora, Veterinary TechnicianDana grew up in Philadelphia,PA. In 2002, she moved to Maine to begin her college career at Unity College and graduated in 2006 with a Bachelors degree in Wildlife and Zoology. In 2010, she went to graduate school in Keene,NH and received her master's degree in Conservation Biology. From 2006-2012 she's worked in general practices in PA, Maine and Massachusetts. In 2012, she felt like she needed a change and transitioned to emergency medicine. Dana joined our practice in May of 2017. Outside of work she likes to read, kayak,travel and she volunteers at the Three County Fairgrounds and a local wildlife rehabilitator. She has a cat named Pants.
Mira, Office Princess