Meet Our Staff
JEFFREY M. BARROW, D.V.M.
Dr. Barrow grew up in Duxbury and graduated from Duxbury High School with the class of 1982. He has been a resident of Marshfield since 1991. He received his B.A. at Tufts University in 1986, majoring in mathematics and graduating with honors. After spending a year in Lexington, Kentucky breeding thoroughbred horses and visiting with an equine veterinarian he started veterinary school at Tufts University and graduated in the top 10 percent of his class in 1991. His veterinary career began at Kingston Animal Hospital in 1991, and then he moved to New Hampshire, working at a small animal practice in Amherst for one year. He returned to Massachusetts in 1995, working eight years at Roberts Animal Hospital in Hanover. His work there included emergency shifts as well as practicing general surgery and medicine. Dr. Barrow has a special interest and extensive experience with internal medicine, oncology and general soft tissue surgery. He has experience treating small mammals such as ferrets, rabbits and guinea pigs. He is a member of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) maintains his skills through yearly continuing education. He resides in Marshfield with his wife Donna, son David and daughter Katherine along with their golden retriever and two cats.
KAREN E. RAVANESI, D.V.M.
Dr. Ravanesi graduated from Smith College with a Bachelor’s in Biology and Psychology. She received her veterinary degree in 1993 from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She practiced at hospitals in Winchester, Ashland and Hingham before coming to Marshfield Animal Hospital. Her interests lie in geriatric medicine and surgery. She loves getting to know her clients and their pets and keeps them healthy with compassionate care and understanding. When she’s not at MAH, she enjoys gardening, photography and yoga. She has 2 Tibetan “terrors” named “Duffy” and “Rosie” and 4 rescued cats: “Manny”, “Riley”, “Louie”, and “Ella.”
MICHELLE S. DUDZIAK-ANGELL, D.V.M.
Dr. Dudziak received a BA in Art and a BS in Biology from Saint Michael’s College and graduated from the Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Prior to joining our team, she was a staff veterinarian in the general practice at the New England Animal Medical Center and has special interests in dermatology and animal behavior issues. Her pets include Hank and Bindi (pictured) and her cat Mamie. When away from the hospital, Dr. Dudziak enjoys doing home improvement projects, drawing, playing guitar, singing, and golf!
LAUREN N. ZEPERNICK, D.V.M
Dr. Lauren Zepernick graduated with honors from the University of Vermont with a degree in Animal Sciences. She attended veterinary school at North Carolina State University, followed by a rotating small animal internship at Cornell University. After completing her internship she returned to North Carolina where she spent five years working as an emergency veterinarian. She moved to the Boston area in 2013 and spent some time working emergency before making the transition to general practice at Marshfield Animal Hospital. Her professional interests include emergency medicine, pain management and behavior. Outside of work Dr. Zepernick enjoys traveling, live music and running. She also enjoys spending time outdoors with her three dogs – Maggie (a Catahoula mix), Sydney (an Australian Cattle Dog mix) and Eli (a Border Collie mix) – all shelter dogs from the south.
MATTHEW J. POWERS, D.V.M
Dr. Powers received his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from the University of New Hampshire. He then complete veterinary school at the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada, graduating in 2015. Following that, he completed a rotating medicine and surgical internship at VCA South Shore. He has special interests in dentistry and pain management. Dr. Powers originally grew up in Harpswell, Maine, harvesting seaweed and working at a marina during the summers. He and his wife currently live in Scituate with their Vizla ‘Cisco’ and cat ‘Flurry’. Dr. Powers enjoys most outdoor activities, especially hiking, boating, golfing and skiing.
SUSAN M. TINKHAM, D.V.M.
Dr. Susan Tinkham received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Stonehill College and completed her veterinary degree at Ross University, graduating in 2013. She is a general practitioner with special interests in dental medicine and oral surgery as well as exotic small mammal medicine. She is originally from Halifax and plans to stay. She recently married her best friend, Mark and together they work hard to provide a comfortable home for their 3 hungry cats: Ruby, Lizzie and Huggie. Dr. Tinkham enjoys many outdoor activities including swimming, running and hiking.
Our Caring and Experienced Staff
Alice Kirpas, Client Care Coordinator
Allison Beals, Client Care Coordinator
Carol L. Howard, Hospital Administrator
Lee-Ann Meehl, Operations Manager
Cassie Walsh, Client Care Coordinator
Darlene Hone, Veterinary Technician
Donna Silva, Veterinary Technician
Erin Slyman, Certified Veterinary Technician
Jean Piers, Client Care Coordinator
Jeanne Connolly, Certified Veterinary Technician
Jordan Mueller, Veterinary Technician
Julie Ferguson, Client Care Coordinator
Kelly Peterson, Veterinary Technician
Kirsten Ansems, Veterinary Technician
Kristine Mosca, Veterinary Technician
Laurie Andrews, Certified Veterinary Technician
Megan Roppolo, Veterinary Technician
Nicole Richardi, Client Care Coordinator
Pamela Quintal, Veterinary Technician
Robin Ringuette, Client Care Coordinator
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