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Ann Wortinger BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)

Licensure/Registration/Certification

  • In 2013 I received my VTS in Nutrition.
  • In 2008 I received my VTS in Small Animal Internal Medicine.
  • In 2000 I received my VTS in Emergency Critical Care
  • I attended Michigan State University, and received my LVT in 1983.

Education

  • Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies at Wayne State University 2008

Current Professional Activities

  • Executive Board AVNT; currently serving as president in 2016
  • Hospital Administrator at Animal Cancer and Imaging Center in Canton, MI

Past Professional Activities

  • Over the past decade I have served as Vice-President, Treasurer, President-elect, President and Past-President for the Michigan Association of Veterinary Technicians.
  • Organizing Committee for VTS (Internal Medicine) and Nutrition
  • I have served on the Exam Committee for AVECCT and AIMVT.
  • I have also served as Small Animal Director at Large for AIMVT.
  • I was the Exam Chairperson for AIMVT for 4 years.
  • Application Chair for AVNT
  • Active speaker and writer

Marital Status/Family

  • Married to Todd for almost 30 years, 2 kids- Scott and Bill

Pets

  • 4 cats, Lily, Rose, Poppy and Dusty
  • 11 chickens (most un-named)

Hobbies

  • Gardening: I am an Advanced Certified Master Gardener (since 2004)
  • Crocheting: I've always got a project underway
  • Reading: just about anything, but prefer romance!

Favorite Quotes or Favorite Books

  • When we're at the farm, I tell the students that they are "Smarter than a sheep."
  • My favorite author is Nora Roberts, and I have just about all of her books, but I love stories about veterinary medicine, and just read "No dogs in heaven" by Robert T. Sharp DVM.

What I like Most About VSPN

  • The opportunity to get different view points and information from such a wide variety of people.


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