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Patient Care Team


Patient Care Coordinator
Maria was born and brought up in Scotland and has lived in the US since 1991. She attended the University of Glasgow and graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Botany. Her past careers have included retail management in San Diego, CA where she lived for 10 years. Moving east to Bloomington, Indiana in 2000 saw a career change to banking and latterly administrative support in The School of Public Health at Indiana University, where she also managed a youth swim team. Maria and her husband Scott moved to North Carolina in July 2014 and are very happy to be here. They cannot move any further east or they will be back in Scotland!

She shares her home with three rescued pups. In her spare time Maria enjoys going to the theater and attending local arts and craft fairs. She also likes exploring the local restaurant scene and walking the dogs.

Furry Friends
Her fur babies are a timid little black lab mix Trixie who is 12 and Tessa and Ruari who are both  rescues from The Collie Rescue of The Carolinas.


Veterinary Assistant
Allison grew up in New England but is happy to be living in the Triangle where she has deep family roots and fond memories of visiting as a child. After obtaining a degree in the liberal arts, she enjoyed a short career working with adults with mental illness, and then eventually got around to pursuing her lifelong interest in working with animals. She has enjoyed varied experiences in the veterinary field which have included working in community medicine, working with horses, small animal emergency medicine and small animal general practice. She is excited about working in a hospital that promotes high-quality preventive care and enjoys building relationships as she gets to know individual patients.

Allison shares her life with her husband, cat, and dog. Outside of work she mostly enjoys relaxing pursuits that involve quiet time such as reading and being outdoors, especially if she can combine both when NC weather allows!

Furry Friends:
Kitten the cat, and dog Norman.

Anissa Anissa

Registered Veterinary Technician
Anissa is a native to North Carolina and has called Chatham County home for the last fourteen years. She earned her associate degree of Applied Science in Veterinary Medical Technology from Central Carolina Community College and has been a Registered Veterinary Technician for over twenty years. After twelve years working with research animals Anissa is excited to provide family pet care as a member of the team at Meadowmont Animal Hospital.

Anissa has a deep lifetime love of all animals especially horses and dogs. She shares her home with her son, Ryan, six Australian Cattle dogs, five horses and two donkeys. In her spare time Anissa is an avid gardener and baker. She enjoys camping and riding her horses in Uwharrie National Forest.

Furry Friends:
dogs Dakota, Dally, Dually, Jase, Sydney and Turbo; horses Cayenne, Clover, Rival, Slick; and donkeys Starsky and Hutch.



Lara was born overseas and raised primarily in England within a military community. She attended college at William Jewell College in Liberty, MO and received a bachelor’s degree in English. After spending 20 years in the Kansas City area as an administrative assistant she moved to Chapel Hill, NC in 2009. Lara combined her love of animals, helping people and her diverse background in administrative skills and decided to take a different career path as a veterinary receptionist.

In her free time, Lara likes to read, travel to see friends and follow NCAA basketball.

Furry Friends: Lara shares her life with two rescue cats, Asher and Levi.


Veterinary Assistant
Joselline, born in New Jersey, spent her childhood on her grandparents’ farm in a small town in Mexico. She moved to North Carolina when she was thirteen years old. Joselline earned her associate degree in science from Durham Technical Community College and continued her education in biology at Campbell University. Joselline always had a love for science and the medical field. Working with animals shaped Joselline’s desire to pursue a career in the veterinary profession and she plans to apply to veterinary school. Joselline likes to spend weekends outdoors with her fiancee taking their dogs hiking or relaxing at home with her family including three parakeets.

Furry Friends: Two tiny doggies Babish and Mr. Binky


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