Dr. Chambers`s Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
Virginia Chambers, DVM
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT)
Canine Rehabilitation Institute, Wellington, FL
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn, Alabama
License Held: Alabama
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Management
Computer Science Minor
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Graduated Cum Laude with Honors
Associate Veterinarian
Tennessee Valley Animal Clinic
Tuscumbia, AL
 5 years of experience as an associate in a busy AAHA accredited small animal practice
 Primary patients are canine and feline, but also include small mammals and exotics
 Rotation in the clinic on-call schedule
 Solely responsible for stabilization, diagnosis, and treatment of after-hours emergencies
 Developed proficiency in routine surgical procedures
 Clinic liaison to the local animal shelter
 Triage and treat injured wildlife from the local area
 Assist the local community in disaster response efforts
Student Resident
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Small Animal Teaching Hospital
 Responsibilities include working with the intern to diagnose and treat after-hours emergencies,
admitting patients, and answering after-hours phone calls.
Small Animal Student Technician
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Small Animal Teaching Hospital
 Worked days in the Intermediate Care Ward monitoring and treating post-operative patients
 Worked nights and weekends in the Critical Care Ward monitoring and treating critical patients
and assisting with emergencies
Equine Student Technician
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Large Animal Teaching Hospital
 Responsible for assisting senior students and overnight technician with equine hospital patient
treatments and monitoring as well as any emergencies that present while on duty
Emergency and Critical Care Technician
Alabama Veterinary Specialists
Birmingham, AL
 Continual monitoring and treatment of critical hospitalized patients
 Experience with ultrasound, radiology, ophthalmology, laboratory procedures, client
communication, filling prescriptions, and answering phones
Veterinary Technician and Inventory Manager
Canant Veterinary Hospital
Tuscaloosa, AL
 Over 1500 hours as the clinic’s emergency on-call technician
 Responsible for managing the entire medical inventory of the clinic
 Experience with after-hours emergencies, treating patients, laboratory procedures, radiology,
anesthesia, monitoring critical patients, client communication, filling prescriptions, and
answering phones
American Veterinary Medical Association
American Association of Feline Practitioners
American Animal Hospital Association
American Veterinary Dental Society
Alabama Veterinary Medical Association
Colbert-Lauderdale Veterinary Medical Association – Current Treasurer
USDA Accreditation Category II
Canine Rehabilitation Institute
Animal rehabilitation, acupuncture
Outstanding Student in Equine Clinics 2007
University of Alabama Presidential Scholar 1997-2001
National Merit Scholar 1997