Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell

Shelter Dogs  

Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell

Program Alumni

Jodi BoydJodi Boyd, DVM
Jodi Boyd completed a Bachelor of Science, Honours in Zoology at the University of Guelph in 2007. After spending several years working and volunteering in various small animal veterinary positions, Jodi began her education at the Ontario Veterinary College where she obtained a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. During her time at the Ontario Veterinary College, Jodi had the pleasure of working with several veterinary groups where she developed her passion for shelter medicine, One Health, and community outreach. She accepted a position as the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation Intern in Shelter Medicine at Cornell University in the summer of 2015. In her free time, Jodi loves spending time outdoors with her husband and their two dogs or snuggling on the couch for cat naps with her domestic shorthair.



Christina DelgadoChristina Delgado, DVM
Christina Delgado is the Cornell Shelter Medicine intern. She recently graduated from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine and is very happy to remain in Ithaca. Christina has a special interest in population control, surgery, and cardiology. In her down time she enjoys hiking, cooking, kayaking, and catering to the demands of her cat.





Dr. Erin HenryErin Henry, VMD                                                                                                                                                                                  Animal Welfare Association, Inc.
509 Centennial Blvd
Voorhees Township, NJ 08043
Phone: (856) 424-2288                                          

Dr. Erin Henry graduated from Bucknell University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Behavior and all the necessary coursework for a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She then spent a year working full-time in a low cost veterinary clinic in Philadelphia, and teaching children about wildlife conservation through the Philadelphia Zoo's Night Flight Education program. She went on to complete her VMD at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. Throughout veterinary school, Dr. Henry enjoyed participating in humane education efforts focusing on dog bite prevention and humane pet ownership; she spent multiple weeks traveling with the HSVMA RAVS program, providing free veterinary care to underserved, rural communities. It wasn't until Dr. Henry's third year of veterinary school, when she began volunteering at Philadelphia's only municipal shelter, that she realized she had found a niche for herself in shelter medicine. Dr. Henry completed her Shelter Medicine Internship in 2013 and is currently working as the Chief Veterinarian at the Animal Welfare Association in New Jersey.


Natalie Lowry, DVMNatalie Lowry, DVM                                                                                                                                                                      

Dr. Natalie Lowry was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in French Literature from the University of San Francisco, she spent the next few years dabbling in school administration and taxidermy. Dr. Lowry graduated from the veterinary school at Colorado State University in 2011, fulfilling a lifelong aspiration to be a doctor. Though her primary interests upon entry were exotic and wildlife medicine, her heart was captured by a 3 lb Chihuahua she adopted while on rotation in a Denver animal shelter. Consequently, she and the dog spent the following year traveling throughout Asia, volunteering for multiple animal shelters and rescue groups. Dr. Lowry completed her Shelter Medicine Internship in 2013 and has returned to the west coast.


Kate Gollen PicKatherine Gollon DVM

Dr. Kate Gollon graduated from Boston College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and an emphasis in Community Advocacy. She spent the following two years working as a technician for humane organizations around the country, and she volunteered in the animal rescue effort in Mississippi in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Kate also lived in Utah and Texas, working for an animal sanctuary and HVHQSN clinic, respectively. She received her DVM from Cornell University in 2011. Kate’s particular interests are in affordable spay/neuter programs and feral cat welfare issues. Dr. Gollon completed her Shelter Medicine Internship in 2012 and is currently working as a consultant for the ASPCA's Field Investigations and Response Team.

Michael Greenberg, DVM
Staff Veterinarian
Dane County Humane Society
5132 Voges Road, Madison, WI 53718
Phone: (608) 838 - 0413

Following graduation in 2009, Dr. Greenberg spent the next year in mixed animal practice in central NY, working with dogs, cats, horses, dairy cattle, and small ruminants. Having always been interested in shelter medicine, he also worked for Shelter Outreach Services, an Ithaca-based "MASH-style" spay-neuter clinic, and he volunteered with several shelters. After leaving private practice, he spent several months at Lollypop Farm (the Humane Society of Greater Rochester) before beginning the Maddie's Fund Shelter Medicine internship at Cornell. In addition to his interests in infectious disease and high-volume, high-quality spay-neuter efforts, Dr. Greenberg has a particular interest in non-surgical methods of sterilization and population dynamics. Dr. Greenberg completed his Shelter Medicine Internship in July 2011 and is currently employed by the Dane County Humane Society.

Kathleen Riley, DVM
Staff Veterinarian
North Shore Animal League
25 Davis Street
Port Washington, NY

Dr. Kathleen Riley graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Brain and Cognitive Sciences. She spent the next several years doing research on cell biology in the laboratory of Dr. Ira Herman at the Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. She received her DVM degree from Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Dr. Riley completed her Shelter Medicine Internship in July 2011 and is currently employed by North Shore Animal League.

Stephanine Janeczko, DVM, MS, DABVP
Senior Director of Community Outreach, Shelter Medicine Programs
11 Park Place, Suite 805
New York, New York 10007
ph(212) 442-2075
fax (212) 442-2066

Dr. Stephanie Janeczko received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Biotechnology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2000 and her DVM from Cornell University in 2004. Following graduation, Dr. Janeczko spent time in general small animal practice, where she worked with cats, dogs, and small mammals. Her experiences dealing with the animals from shelters and rescue groups strengthened her interest in the field of shelter medicine, and in 2006 Dr. Janeczko became the first resident in Shelter Medicine at Cornell University. Her time was divided between seeing cases through the Cornell University Hospital for Animals and working directly with shelters, particularly those surrounding Ithaca, New York. While a resident, she earned a Master's degree in Epidemiology and completed her Shelter Medicine residency in 2009. Dr. Janeczko served as both Medical Director and Interim Director of Operations for New York City Animal Care and Control (AC&C). In the summer of 2011, Dr. Stephanie Janeczko stepped down from her position at AC&C to accept a position with the ASPCA as the Senior Director of Community Outreach, Shelter Medicine Programs. She also contintues to serve as a consultant to the Shelter Medicine Program.