Teresa is a graduate of Snead State Community College where she earned her Associates in Applied Science with a specialized focus in Veterinary Technology; she became a licensed Veterinary Technician in 1996. She joined the AMC team in August 2012 as the head technician and surgical anesthetist. Prior to that, she worked for 12 years in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine before going to work for Veterinary Surgery of Birmingham in 2003; where she was a nurse anesthetist and surgical assistant for 2 Board Certified surgeons that specialized in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. In 2007, she changed her focus and began working for a Board Certified Internist, where she became proficient in ultrasonography, chemotherapy treatment/protocols, and various other disease processes and treatments. Teresa officially became the Hospital Manager of AMC in October 2020 but still enjoys working hands-on with the patients. She resides in Tuscaloosa with her husband and daughter. She loves all animals but has a huge soft spot for boxers. She looks forward to sharing her knowledge and skills with our team.