Shelter Medicine Team

Shelter Medicine Team

The Koret Shelter Medicine Program advances shelter medicine as a veterinary specialty through research, specialty training and education, and the performance of veterinary service in animal shelters. Our program improves the quality of life of animals in shelters through improvements in veterinary preventive medicine and management of disease.


 Kate Hurley, DVM, MPVMKate Hurley, DVM, MPVM

Program Director









Denae Wagner, DVM, MPVMDenae Wagner, DVM, MPVM

Shelter Medicine Associate Veterinarian






Cynthia (Cindy) Karsten, DVMCynthia (Cindy) Karsten, DVM

Shelter Medicine Alumnae, Outreach Veterinarian






Cindi Delany, DVMCindi Delany, DVM

Shelter Veterinarian/Manager







Mandy NewkirkMandy Newkirk

Marketing and Communications Specialist