Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Intern
Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida
Dr. Ken Sieranski is an intern in shelter medicine at UF. He graduated Cum Laude from the Texas A & M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. During his final year at Texas A & M, Dr. Sieranski completed the first 2 courses in the University of Florida Online Graduate Certificate Program in Shelter Medicine. He is currently enrolled in the third and final course in this program and will earn his Graduate Certificate at the end of the fall semester. Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Sieranski obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from Purdue University in 2008.
In the future, Dr. Sieranski hopes to work in a large municipal shelter, and he has a special interest in community cats. Other interests include shelter consulting, shelter design, infectious disease control and outbreak management in the shelter setting, veterinary forensics, disaster medicine, population management, HQHV spay/neuter, and the challenges of animal sheltering in an urban environment.
- DVM, Texas A & M University, 2013, Cum Laude
- BS, Animal Science, Purdue University, 2008
- ASPCA Scholarship, Online Graduate Certificate Program in Shelter Medicine, 2012
- Underserved Areas Externship Stipend, SAVMA PHCOC, 2012
- Competitive Scholarship, Texas A & M University CVM, 2009-2012
- Austin & Audrey Weedon Scholarship, Texas A & M University CVM, 2011-2012
- Ben T & Mattie B Little Scholarship, Texas A & M University CVM, 2009-2010
- Scholastic Achievement Award, American Society of Animal Science, 2007 & 2008
- Award of Excellence, Purdue University School of Agriculture, 2006, 2007, & 2008
- Academic Success Award, Purdue University, 2006, 2007, & 2008
- President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award, 2004 & 2005