The Research Design Associates Blog

I thought Medicine Was My STEM Career of Choice

This blog, as you may know, is a way to document the path—however haphazard and zig-zag it may be –of “arriving” at a career in STEM.  At this point in my life, however, I feel much more like I’m becoming than arriving, so I consider this my attempt to describe a somewhat tumultuous journey to my fifth and final year in Emory University’s MD/MPH program.

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7.12.2014
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Equine Veterinary Care

Equine Veterinary Care is a race horse practice located at the Fair Hill Training Center. The practice and Training Center have both developed into leading resources for Thoroughbred Racing training in North America.

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7.9.2014
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Having a Veterinary Practice and Life

Fair Hill Training Center was love at first sight!  When I drove through the entrance in February 1992, I was 6 months pregnant and beginning to feel the need to settle in to raise this new person who would soon arrive.

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7.8.2014
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Experiences During Vet School Paved the Way For My Career

People I met during Veterinary School, externships and travel Created basis for my first veterinary jobs. They in turn helped me decide what type of career practice I wanted to be part of.

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7.7.2014
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Many Indirect Paths to Becoming an Equine Veterinarian

While I thought I wanted to be a veterinarian early, the roads to vet school had many obstacles and turns for a young gal from western Canada. There were many people and opportunities who helped along the winding route.

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7.6.2014
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