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Mary O'Horo Loomis

MARY O'HORO LOOMIS, D.V.M.,
Program Director

  • Recipient of the 2005 Distinguished Faculty Award
  • Large animal practitioner
  • 1982 graduate of the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell
  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science at Cornell University
  • Teaches Clinical Pathology, Large Animal Medicine and Therapeutic Techniques, Introduction to Animal Agriculture, Research Animal Techniques, Veterinary Microbiology, Animal Hospital Practices and Procedures, and Health and Disease
  • Special interests: Livestock Production, Equine Medicine and Reproduction, Clinical Pathology, Microbiology
Tony Beane

TONY BEANE, D.V.M

  • Small and large animal practitioner
  • 1988 graduate of the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell
  • Teaches Radiology, Small Animal Medicine and Therapeutic Techniques, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology, Animal Hospital Practices and Procedures, and Nutrition
  • Special interests: Embryo Transfer and Bovine Surgery, Medicinal, Poisonous and Ornamental Plants
Sophia Theodore

SOPHIA C. THEODORE, D.V.M.,
Veterinary Services Management Program Coordinator

  • Small animal practitioner
  • 2001 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Teaches Fundamental Veterinary Nursing Skills I & II, Veterinary Hospital Management I & II, Anesthesiology, Issues & Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine, and Veterinary Services Management Internship Orientation
  • Coordinates the Internship for Veterinary Services Management
  • Special interests: Practice management, shelter medicine, small animal population control, preventive medicine
Raeleen Willard

RAELEEN M. WILLARD, L.V.T., M.S.T.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • 1995 graduate of SUNY Canton - A.A.S.
  • 1997 graduate of SUNY Potsdam - B.A. in Biology
  • 2010 graduate of SUNY Potsdam - M.S.T
  • Teaches sections of Fundamental Veterinary Nursing I & II, Veterinary Office Practices, Clinical Pathology I and II, Veterinary Microbiology
  • Instructional support in Anesthesia
  • Academic advisor for health science career studies
  • Co-coordinator of SUNY Canton’s Veterinary Science Continuing Education Program for Veterinarians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians in NYS and Canada
  • Special interests: Clinical Pathology and Veterinary Microbiology
  • Memberships:
    • NYSAVT
    • Association of Veterinary Technician Educators (AVTE)
    • Institutional Animal  Care and Use Committee, Chair (IACUC)
Robbie Gittings

ROBBIE GITTINGS, L.V.T., M.Ed.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician
  • 1975 graduate of Southern Connecticut State University - B.S. in Early Childhood.
  • 1977 graduate of University of South Carolina - Columbia- M.Ed. Higher Education
  • 2009 graduate of SUNY Canton - A.A.S. Veterinary Science Technology
  • Instructional support in Radiology and Fundamental Veterinary Nursing Skills I & II and Small Animal Medicine and Therapeutic Techniques
  • Teaches laboratory sections of Research Animal Techniques and Animal Hospital Practices and Procedures
  • Supervisor of animal care facility and curriculum maintenance
  • Co-coordinator of SUNY Canton’s Veterinary Science Continuing Education Program for Veterinarians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians in NYS and Canada
  • Special interests: Small animal and exotic medicine, Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Advisor to SUNY Canton's Veterinary Technician Association, and Student Chapter of NAVTA
  • College Association Board of Directors
  • Memberships:
    • NYSAVT- NYS Association of Veterinary Technicians
    • NAVTA - National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
    • AVTE - Association of Veterinary Technician Educators
    • IAAHPC - International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care

 

Mary O'Horo Loomis
Newell Vet Tech Center 101A
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

315-386-7187
loomism@canton.edu