Dr. Chubb grew up in the mid-Atlantic area in northern Delaware and the eastern coast of Maryland. She received her doctorate in veterinary medicine (DVM) from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2018.
Dr. Chubb has a special interest in feline medicine and has completed training in the area of radioactive iodine treatment (I-131) for hyperthyroid cats. Dr. Chubb is part of our I-131 team.
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, DVM, 2018
Tufts University School of Medicine, MPH, 2018
University of Virginia, BA, 2011 SPECIALTY TRAINING
Angell Animal Medical Center, Rotating Internship, 2018-2019
Gerard Ferrick, DVM
North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2015
Angell Animal Medical Center, Small Animal Rotating Internship, 2015-2016
Ashley Gallagher, DVM
Dr. Ashley Gallagher grew up and currently resides on the North Shore. She received an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University before attending the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a rotating internship program and practiced for twelve years at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, DC. Her special interests include surgery, preventive medicine and behavior.
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2006
Friendship Hospital for Animals, Rotating Internship, 2006-2007
Joel Kaye, DVM
Having completed an internship at Angell in 1991, Dr. Kaye returned to Angell after extensive experience in private practice. He is a general practitioner, concentrating on preventive care and dermatology. Dr. Kaye is actively involved in developing the wellness program and setting vaccination guidelines. His primary clinical interests include dermatology, endocrinology and geriatric medicine.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 1990
Emory University, BS, 1984
Angell Animal Medical Center, Internship in Medicine and Surgery, 1991
Caitlin Kozel, DVM
Dr. Kozel earned her veterinary degree from Kansas State University in 2015 and then completed a rotating internship at Angell in 2016. After practicing emergency medicine in Washington State for several years, Dr. Kozel moved back east with her husband and their cat and dog. Her primary interests include preventative health and urgent care case management.
Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2015
Angell Animal Medical Center, Rotating Internship, 2015-2016
Lisa Maciorakowski, DVM
Maciorakowski is a general practioner. She provides wellness services and has a strong interest in preventative and feline medicine.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2002
Angell Animal Medical Center-Western New England, General Small Animal Internship 2002-2003
Angela Mazza, DVM
Mazza provides preventive health care, and assists with geriatric and urgent appointments and the management of patients with chronic disease. She uses all the available resources at Angell Animal Medical Center to provide pets with the most advanced and updated preventive and therapeutic care possible.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2003
Wellesley College, BA, 1999
Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston, Internship in Medicine and Surgery, 2003-2004
Susan O’Bell, DVM, MPH, DACVIM, Service Director
Upon completing an internship and residency, Dr. O’Bell became a practicing internist at Angell. After working for a year in internal medicine, she shifted to our General Medicine service which she now leads as Service Director.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, MPH, 2004
Angell Animal Medical Center, Fellowship in Internal Medicine, 2007-2008
Angell Animal Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine, 2005-2007
Angell Animal Medical Center, Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2004-2005
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Kathleen C. O’Hara, BVetMed
O’Hara completed her BS in mechanical engineering along with the bioengineering option at Cornell University in 1998. She then worked at the Research Tower at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine prior to attending the Royal Veterinary College in London, England in 2000. After earning her degree in veterinary medicine, Dr. O’Hara completed a rotating internship at Angell in 2006. Dr. O’Hara stayed at Angell following her internship and worked as receiving doctor on the emergency service. In 2011 Dr. O’Hara joined the general medicine practice at Angell.
Royal Veterinary College, University of London, 2005
Cornell University, BS, 1998
Angell Animal Medical Center, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2005-2006
Mara Ratnofsky, DVM
Ratnofsky practices general medicine. This includes preventive health care (examinations and vaccines), management of patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes and kidney failure, and appointments for pets requiring care for urgent conditions.
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2003
Tufts University, BS, 1994
Angell Animal Medical Center-Boston, Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2003-2004
Brittany Kokoszka, CVT, General Medicine Technician
Brittany graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology. She spent the first year out of school as a dog trainer, and now she is proud member of Dr. Ratnofsky’s team as a veterinary assistant. In her free time, she likes to go hiking and kayaking with her dog, Bella, and hanging out with her bearded dragon, Rory.
Nikki Lizotte, General Medicine Assistant
Nikki graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and a minor in Animal Behavior. She came to Angell in April of 2018 hoping to expand her understanding of medicine and to utilize her diverse background. She is now a member of Dr. Maciorakowski’s team as a veterinary assistant. In her free time, Nikki enjoys taking trips to Maine in hopes of finding the best lobster roll/craft brewery. She has three Labrador retrievers (Samson, Ellie, and Addie) and a cat (Luna) to keep her busy at home.
Jenna Raffael, General Medicine Assistant
Jenna graduated from Endicott College in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Biotechnology. Before starting at Angell, she had worked in general, emergency and laboratory veterinary medicine. After graduation, she decided to move to the city and began working with Dr. Chubb. Outside of Angell, she can be found spending time with her Shetland Sheepdog, exploring the city, or with her family in Cape Cod.
Julia Richardson, General Medicine Assistant
Adele Ruppert, General Medicine Assistant
Darcy Schondorf, General Medicine Assistant
Darcy has been with Angell since 2007 when she began working as an attendant in the Clinic. Darcy became a member of the General Medicine team in July 2008 and has been working with Dr. Mazza as a General Medicine Assistant. During appointments Darcy speaks with owners about their pet’s medical history, discusses overall wellness and educates clients on topics including vaccines and monthly preventatives, and performs diagnostics procedures such as blood work. She also assists Dr. Mazza with client communication outside of appointments regarding lab results and fielding and addressing client concerns. Darcy enjoys the relationships she develops with clients and their pets and is happy to provide them with exceptional customer service to meet their individual needs. Outside of work, Darcy’s interests include her cat Ginny, kayaking and travelling.
Ashley Silva, General Medicine Assistant
Ashley graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor’s in Animal Veterinary Science and a minor in Equine Studies in 2016. Right after graduation Ashley backpacked around Europe for 6 months before she decided to take life seriously and join Dr. O’Hara’s team at Angell. Ashley has two dogs of her own, Autumn (Lab cross) and Biggo (Patterdale Terrier). During her free time she loves to draw, longboard, and ride horses.
Ngan Vo, CVT, General Medicine Technician
Ngan is a recent graduate of Becker College. She majored in veterinary science with a concentration in pre-veterinary medicine. During her sophomore year, she externed in the inpatient ward of Angell and made it a goal to return in the future due to the care and compassion she witnessed during her time at Angell. After graduating in May of 2018, Ngan spent 2 months traveling to the UK and Vietnam where she did some volunteer work. After returning from her travels, she decided to join Angell in August and is now a proud member of Dr. Lim’s team as a certified veterinary technician.
Todd Daniels, Client Care Coordinator, General Medicine
Todd began working at Angell in December of 2011 after working for over eleven years as a manager and diving instructor at a scuba diving store. Todd began his work with us as a Primary Care Attendant, he then moved on to work as a Critical Care Unit Attendant and an Inpatient Assistant before taking his current role in June of 2016. Todd joined the Client Care Coordinator team to work with the Surgery, Oncology, and General Medicine services. In his spare time, Todd still enjoys scuba diving and teaching new diving students. He also enjoys spending time with his two “kids,” a Black Lab named Jack and a Bassett Hound named Sarge. Todd is a hopeless television-aholic and does not plan to seek treatment.
Jeanne David-Lee, Client Care Coordinator, General Medicine
Originally a client of Angell’s Cardiology Service, Jeanne was so impressed with the level of care and compassion she received, she knew she would love to work here. She volunteered at our adoption center until accepting a position as a Client Liaison in 2010. Jeanne later assumed the role of Client Care Coordinator with our General Medicine and Neurology services in March of 2013. She has over 15 years of experience in client service, which when combined with her love for all animals, makes her a perfect fit for her role. She shares her home with her two dogs; Diesel, a Doberman, and Gisele, a Pit Bull that she adopted from our shelter.
Gia Stull, Primary Care Liaison
Like so many other Angell employees, Gia started as a client almost 10 years ago with her dog Aramiss, a Basenji she adopted while living in California. After over 25 years in retail customer service roles ranging from visual merchandising to management, Gia’s life long love of animals led her to this new adventure with Angell in July of 2017. She started as a Client Liaison, added Boarding Liaison to her repertoire a year later, and now works as a Specialty Liaison for our General Medicine Team. When she’s not at work, Gia enjoys spending quality time with her family and close friends. She also nurtures the creative and spiritual sides of herself by writing, drawing and meditating.