Nellie Goetz, DVM, MPH 

Dr. Nellie Goetz is an Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Arizona’s College of Veterinary Medicine where she teaches in the second-year Anesthesia and Surgery courses and also runs an elective Community Cat Management Course. She received her DVM from The Ohio State in 2005 and her Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2017. From 2012 to 2014, she was the Medical Director of the National Spay/Neuter Response Team at the Humane Alliance in Asheville, NC. 

Dr. Goetz is an Advisory Council member for the Native America Humane Society and has spoken nationally and internationally on many shelter medicine and high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter topics. She and her husband (also a veterinarian) share their lives with an assortment of cats who enjoy helping to identify the various Arizona desert wildlife that live in the backyard.

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