Dr. Lauren Jacobsen, DVM

Dr. Lauren Jacobsen graduated with her DVM from University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign in 2008. Following graduation, she completed an equine surgical and medical internship in Arizona. She entered general practice and focused primarily on equine medicine for 8...

Annie Johnson, DVM

Annie grew up in Pittsburg PA, and graduated from Cornell in 2007. After an internship at UPenn, she stayed in Philadelphia doing emergency medicine for a few years. She then married her vet school sweetheart and moved to upstate NY, so he could work with cows. In...

Megan Lee, DVM

Dr. Megan Lee joined the SOS team in August 2020.  She returned back to Ithaca where she spent 8 years as an undergraduate and veterinary student. Megan graduated from Cornell’s Veterinary School in 2019. She is originally from Staten Island, NY and spent the...

Paul Maza, DVM, PhD

Dr. Paul Maza has been working for SOS since 2004.  He is also on the faculty of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.  In addition to the duties he has with SOS and the veterinary college, he runs a NGO called FARVets in which he leads teams to...

Michael Plotkin, DVM

Dr. Michael Plotkin grew up in Rockaway Beach, NY, and has lived in central NY since 1989. After earning a BS in biology from the State University at Albany, he worked in biology research before pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. He received his DVM from...

Dr. Anya Price, DVM

Dr. Anya Price is a Massachusetts native and 2016 graduate from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She served in the US Army Veterinary Corps for four years after graduation, working as a veterinarian at Fort Carson, Colorado and Fort Bragg, North...