Meet the Team




 Dr. Kelly Harrison -Service Chief

Dr. Harrison is a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor, who completed an internship in Shelter Medicine in 2013. Her professional interests include improving the overall standards of care and well-being of shelter animals; high quality, high volume spay-neuter and behavioral health strategies for animals living within a shelter environment.   


Dr. Natalie Isaza – Dr. Isaza is the Grevior Clinical Associate Professor of Shelter Medicine and Community Outreach and began the Veterinary Community Outreach Program in 2003. Some of her interests include pediatric spay-neuter and community-based programs to prevent animal relinquishment. She has served multiple roles on the Executive Board of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians.



Dr. Lawrence Garcia –Dr. Garica is the course director for Shelter Practice Clerkship at Alachua County abd vegan with Shelter Medicine in 2015. His long term goal inclues Board certifications through the American Board of Veterinary Practicioners.





Animal Care Staff

GatorLaura Vasquez

Alexa Bravo

Michaela Oglesby






Simone Yen