Lisa Szucs obtained her veterinary degree from the University of California Davis in 1987, graduating as a member of the veterinary honor society Phi Zeta. Her project for the Masters in Preventive Veterinary Medicine program was an epidemiological study on Lyme disease in northern California and she presented the data at the International Conference for Diseases in Nature Communicable to Man. After graduation, Lisa did an externship with the California Department of Health in fish toxicology. Since graduation, she has practiced almost exclusively as an emergency veterinarian and has been employed at United since 1991.
Prior to switching careers to vet med, Lisa worked for eight years on the human side of medicine as a medical laboratory technician. First, at a hospital in the Midwest and then was employed for Corning Glass in applications and development of protein chemistry test products. Dr. Szucs loves to travel and will at times combine travel and volunteerism having served in Central and South America, on Native American Reservations and in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. Over the years many species have shared their lives with Dr. Szucs, from rodent to avian and of course canine and feline. Since 1975, all of her nonhuman companions have been rescues.
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