Christine Anderson DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVR
Dr. Christine Anderson is a board-certified specialist in medical and radiation oncology. She provides comprehensive care to small animals with cancer, utilizing treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy to extend patients’ lives while minimizing the adverse effects associated with those treatments.
Colorado State University, MS, Radiological Health Sciences, 2004
Colorado State University, MS, Clinical Sciences, 1999
University of Minnesota, DVM, 1995
Colorado State University, Residency in Radiation Oncology, 1999-2001
Colorado State University, Residency in Comparative Oncology, 1996-1999
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology (Radiation Oncology), 2001
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology), 2000
Jennifer Mahoney, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Jennifer Mahoney completed a residency in medical oncology at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010, and joined Angell in August 2010. She evaluates treatment options for each patient and assists owners in making decisions to maximize their pet’s quality of life throughout their cancer care.
North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2006
Wellesley College, BA in Biological Sciences, 2002
North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Residency in Medical Oncology, 2007-2010
Animal Medical Center, Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2006-2007
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology), 2012
Carrie Wood DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Carrie Wood is a board-certified specialist in medical oncology. Dr. Wood provides comprehensive care for pets with malignant disease and focuses on the diagnoses and management of cancer, including the use of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 1992
University of Kansas, BS in Biological Sciences, 1986
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Residency in Medical Oncology, 1993-1996
University of Georgia, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 1992-1993
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology), 1997
Sal Tuzzo, MLAS, CVT, Oncology Supervisor
Sal began joined Angell as a primary care attendant after completion of his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Roger Williams University. He quickly gained on-the-job training and was promoted across the technician levels to Inpatient Service Supervisor. Sal departed Angell to pursue a Master’s degree in Laboratory Animal Science from Drexel University and returned in 2011 as one of the Inpatient Services Supervisors. In 2013, Sal joined the Oncology team as the Oncology Supervisor. As the supervisor he works on the floor with the technicians. His daily duties involve taking detailed medical histories, performing chemotherapy treatment and maintaining the workflow of both the chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Sal tries to focus on both patient and client needs throughout the length of treatment.
Sal lives with Psymon, a 5-year-old Labrador cross, Bumper, a 4-year-old orange cat who lost his eyes in a car accident, and Shakespeare, a 14-year-old white cat with heart disease. Sal has been a Certified Veterinary Technician since 2010 and is a member of the Massachusetts Veterinary Technician Association.
Danielle Arcand, CVT, Oncology Technician
Always an animal lover, Danielle has had a variety of pets throughout her life from cats and dogs to rats and frogs! She graduated college in 2005 from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island with a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology. Upon graduating, she worked as a Patient Care Coordinator for a private veterinary clinic west of Boston. She then spent the next 3 years working at the MSPCA for the Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP). Along with coordinating veterinary care for the SNAP program participants, Danielle also worked with local humane and animal rescue groups with the spaying and neutering feral cats throughout Massachusetts. During that time she also earned her certification in Canine Behavior and Training.
Danielle spent the next 3 years working in Angell’s Clinical Services department assisting veterinarians with the care of their patients and spent a brief period working in Angell's Neurology department. In December 2012 she became a Certified Veterinary Technician upon passing the Veterinary Technician National Board Exam. She joined the Oncology Team in April 2013 and is now working towards achieving her Veterinary Technician Specialty License through the AIMVT. Danielle is also studying to become a Pet Bereavement Counselor, to help those dealing with the loss of their companion animals. In her free time she enjoys the company of family and friends as well as skiing, biking, boating, and photography.
Cherylann Sullivan , Board Certified Radiation Therapist
Cherylann Sullivan is a board certified radiation therapist who joined the Oncology team at Angell in September of 2012. She graduated from Laboure College with an Associate’s Degree in Radiation Therapy. Prior to her work at Angell, Cheryl gained over 20 years of experience in human-based radiation oncology centers working with the most innovative and advanced technology in the field. She was looking for a change and a challenge which is what brought her to our Oncology team. Cheryl’s compassion and kindness towards people is a great comfort to the clients that bring their pets to Angell to receive radiation therapy. She has found a great sense of contentment and happiness working with the animals and their families.
Alana Melton, Oncology Assistant
Alana joined the Oncology team at Angell as an attendant in December of 2012. Originally from Los Angeles, she graduated from Vassar College in 2009 with a degree in art history. After spending some time in scientific publishing and volunteering at the MSPCA’s Nevins Farm in Methuen, MA, Alana decided to pursue a career path more suitable for a true animal lover. She is now thrilled that she no longer has to worry about showing up to work covered in cat hair. Alana lives with Avogadro the tuxedo cat, and misses dearly her family mutts Molly and Finnegan, though she takes comfort in knowing they can sunbathe year-round back in California.
Jennifer Haas, Oncology Client Care Coordinator
Jennifer has been working in the medical field for over 9 years, and with animals for over 3 years. She came to Angell in March 2010 as a client liaison and became the Oncology and Avian/Exotics Secretary in June 2011. In 2012, Jennifer assumed the role of Client Care Coordinator for the Oncology and Surgery services. When she’s not at Angell, Jennifer indulges her love for animals at home with her 3 cats: Elvira, Miss Puss, and Boba Fett; 2 rabbits: Robert and Fred; a turtle named Krang, and a basset hound named Toby (pictured here with her).
Stacey Escalante, Oncology Secretary
Stacey graduated from the University of Southern California in 2009 with a B.S. in Kinesiology. After moving to Boston from California in January 2012, Stacey joined Angell as a client liaison, before becoming part of the Angell Oncology team. She also works with the Angell Avian/Exotics team.