- American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) Zoo Medicine, 1998
- BA- San Jose State University, 1977
- MS- University of New Mexico, 1986
- DVM- Colorado State University, 1990
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow-Llama Research Group-Oregon State University
- Internship-Zoo and Wildlife Medicine-Kansas State University
Current Professional Activity
- VINner Babysitter (VIN Employee)
Past Professional Activities
- Staff Veterinarian - Albuquerque Biological Park (Rio Grande Zoo & Albuquerque Aquarium)
- Clinical Instructor of Wildlife Health-Cornell University
- Director of Veterinary Services-Wildlife Center of Virginia
- Adjunct Professor-Virginia/Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
- Married to fiber artist Renee Brainard Gentz since 1979
- Seamus (born 1984)
- Graham (born 1988)
- "Zuni", a "Westie on stilts" pound rescue
- Primarily family-centered outdoorsy stuff: camping, hiking, exploring.
- If the thunder don't get you then the lightning will.
What I Like Most About VIN
- On-line, everyone is beautiful.