Karen M. Bradley, DVM, Onion River Animal Hospital, Montpelier, Vermont
Karen M. Bradley, DVM, is a small animal practitioner and owner of Onion River Animal Hospital in Vermont. She is active in leadership roles at the state and national levels, and encourages other women to become leaders. Karen was recently elected to a 6-year term as the District I Director on the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) board of directors, after previously serving in the AVMA House of Delegates. In 2013, Karen helped found the not-for-profit Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative (WVLDI), which inspires and supports women seeking leadership, policy, and decision-making positions within all areas of veterinary medicine, and she has spoken at veterinary conferences nationwide representing the initiative. Because of her work with WVLDI, she was chosen as one of the “14 Vets to Watch in 2014” by Veterinary Practice News.
FUN FACT: Karen lives in Vermont—her favorite place—with her husband, 2 children, 3 dogs, 4 cats, 1 pony, and 15 chickens. If she were not a veterinarian, she would be a flutist.
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