Bonnie J Smith
Crosscountry Veterinary Services
Member Since: 1993
Early in her medical career, Dr. Smith was a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and Certified Pulmonary Function Technician (CPFT). She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy, a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and has been involved in medicine and critical care since 1979. She managed The Asthma and Allergy Center in N.J. and worked at a Level 1 trauma center in MA.
Some of Dr. Smith's achievements include being the first veterinarian to diagnose EEE in central Massachusetts, serving as a nutrition expert panelist for an international food company, lecturing on disaster preparation, and hosting a radio show about veterinary medical care. Dr. Smith joined a panel of experts to work with the New England Small Farm Institute (NESFI). The institute received a USDA grant to provide guidelines for groundwater conservation and good grazing practices for farm owners.
Dr. Smith has been involved in disaster training and planning for years. Veterinarians are considered Non-Traditional Emergency Responders. Traditional Responders would include Fire Departments, Police, Hazmat Specialists, Ambulance, and E.M.T.s, etc. In March 2011, she trained at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Chemical, Biological, Radiologic, Nuclear, and Explosive response for the Department of Homeland Security.
Parent: Crosscountry Veterinary Services
49 St. Clair Rd. Brimfield, MA 01010-2121 United States