Diane is a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) with more than 40 years of experience in the field of animal medicine. After receiving her degree in veterinary technology from Becker Junior College, she spent 16 years working in private practice at Littleton Animal Hospital and Abbott Animal Hospital prior to joining Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 1998. She has held numerous roles during her tenure at Cummings School, from treating critically ill and emergency patients in the Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Room to performing hemodialysis treatments on renal service patients and being responsible for the Tufts University blood bank. Now as the Clinical Trial Coordinator for the Clinical Trials Office, she spends her days working on the various clinical trials and providing oversight of office operations. In her free time, Diane enjoys sewing, reading, and spending time with her family. She has owned golden retrievers, cats, and a rabbit over the years, and currently has two cats, Ralph and Marty.