Meriel LeSueur V22

My name is Meriel LeSueur and I’m from just outside Chicago, Illinois. I enjoy small animal specialty medicine and teaching. Outside of veterinary school, you can often find me quilting, watching Formula One races, or quoting Disney movies.





Emma Fournier V22

My name is Emma Fournier and I’m from Turner, Maine. I am interested in pursuing mixed animal practice, although I love both cardiology and theriogenology, as well! Aside from veterinary medicine, I enjoy traveling as much as possible and spending time outside with my dogs.





Sarah Adrianowycz V20

My name is Sarah Adrianowycz, and I’m from Cleveland, OH. I’m interested in small animal general practice, but really loved learning about cardiology and might explore specializing in the future. In my spare time I enjoy reading and running to relieve stress from vet school.





Brenna Daly V20

My name is Brenna Daly and I am from Shrewsbury, MA. My interests include anatomic pathology and infectious disease. When I am not in school I enjoy spending time with friends, family, and my two golden retrievers named Chase and Charlie.





Dory Enright V20

My name is Dory Enright. I grew up in Lincoln, Rhode Island and graduated from Denison University. I knew I wanted to be a vet since childhood, and I plan to specialize in small animal surgery. In my spare time, I like to go hiking with my dog, bake delicious treats for friends and family, and read.





Alison Folsom V20

My name is Alison Folsom. I am from Saco, Maine, and I graduated from UMaine in 2016. I love small animal medicine, and plan to specialize following graduation. Outside of work and school, I enjoy watching football, building things, spending time outside, and visiting ice cream shops and candy stores!





Selimah Harmon V20

My name is Selimah Harmon and I am a V’20! I love photography, videography, birding, and doing jigsaw puzzles with my cat Malachi (who either splays across the pieces or eats them). I have diverse interests in veterinary medicine and am interested in pursing wildlife medicine and mission work.





Lauren Meneghetti V20

Hi, I’m Lauren Meneghetti and I’m from the sunny state of California. I am interested in pursuing clinical practice and working with small animals, exotics (both mammals and reptiles), as well as small ruminants. When I’m not busy studying for classes, you can find me with my nose in a book, drawing, making crafts, or out enjoying nature.




India Napier V20

India Napier is a V20 at Tufts University. Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, India obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Boston University in 2009. She then enrolled at Auburn University where she earned both a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2011 and Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences in 2015. Her hobbies include cooking, listening to audiobooks, and playing “fetch” with her cat Artemis.




Melissa Trayah V20

My name is Melissa A. Trayah and I am from Colchester, Vermont. I am focused on pursuing a career in veterinary radiology. I also love nutrition, behavior, internal medicine, and cardiology. Overall, you could say I am passionate about veterinary specialty practice. Outside of veterinary medicine I enjoy horseback riding and training (I raised my horse, Sky, from birth), dog agility and obedience training (Faith & Hope are my JRTs), playing with my cats (Jazz & Sammy), gardening, crocheting, and being active in the community.




John Carroll V19

Hi my name is John, and I’m from Bernardsville, NJ. I am interested in small animal medicine, and really enjoyed getting a chance to learn more about cardiology and video creation while working on the website. Outside of clinics, I like to spend my time with my family, friends, and traveling.





Sara Doyle V19
My name is Sara Doyle, and I’m from Andover, MA. I’m interested in small animal medicine, and have loved learning more about cardiology from working on the site. In my spare time, I love reading, writing, and crafting, as well as spending time with my wonderful family and friends!





Becky Mencseli V19

My name is Becky Mencseli. I grew up in Cheshire, Connecticut and graduated from the University of Miami. I’m interested in small animal medicine, especially surgery and oncology. In my spare time, I like to go hiking with my dog, go to the beach, and travel to new places.





Ali Nemeth V19

I’m Ali Nemeth from Long Island, NY. I’m interested in pursuing academic cardiology after graduation so that I can combine my two loves of research and cardiology. In my spare time I love being outdoors with my friends and family, reading fantasy books, and Jazzercising (it’s similar to Zumba)!





Sam Palermo V19
My name is Samantha and I’m from Boston, MA. I’m interested in small animal medicine and possibly some part-time equine medicine. I am also interested in specializing in ophthalmology. I enjoy spending time with my cats, family, and friends; being outdoors; trying new things – food, restaurants, etc.; attending country concerts; and binge watching a good TV series on Netflix!





Laura Sloan V19
My name is Laura and I’m a New England convert from Indiana. I’m interested in small animal, wildlife, and zoo medicine. I find so many aspects of veterinary medicine interesting and I can’t wait to discover more. I was attracted to taking part in the website because of the value of freely distributing important knowledge. I’m thrilled that this site will continue to help veterinarians and pets alike. In my free time I enjoy cooking, camping, reading, visiting museums, dancing, spending time outdoors, and listening to live music.




Cheryl Stout V19

Hi, I’m Cheryl from Belmar, NJ. I’ve always planned to pursue a specialty in zoo medicine, however cardiology has become my second love; I hope to find a path that allows me to blend the two. Outside of school I tend to recharge with activities centered around sunshine, good food, good books, & good company.






Emily Karlin, DVM

My name is Emily Karlin, and I’m from Rowley, MA. I graduated from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2008. Then I completed a rotating equine internship and practiced equine medicine for a few years in New Jersey, before transitioning back to small animal emergency medicine. I returned to Tufts University to do a cardiology residency, and I have been helping the students develop this website. I initially fell in love with cardiology more than 10 years ago when I took the course that this website is based on.




John Rush, DVM, MS, DACVECC, DACVIM (Cardiology)

My name is John Rush, and I am from Bay Village, OH. I attended The Ohio State University for both undergraduate and veterinary school, did an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York, and a residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I started teaching cardiology at Tufts University in 1989, and I help the students with this website. I love football, cardiology, and bugs. I am nearly a complete failure when it comes to learning how to use technology, but I love the fact that technology allows students to create a cardiology pathophysiology course that is available to anyone worldwide.