Hospital Administration

Chris Walker, DVM, Managing Veterinarian

Dr. Walker received both his undergraduate and veterinary degrees from the University of Illinois with his D.V.M. being awarded in 1974. He joined the NEAMC staff (then the Westbridge Veterinary Hospital) in 1981. He has interests in surgery and dentistry.

Dr. Walker and his wife are both licensed wildlife rehabilitators. Over the years they have shared their home with dogs, a very vocal Siamese cat, an Umbrella cockatoo, a tortoise, and an assortment of Koi. They frequently provide foster care for orphaned and injured wildlife.

 Karen D. Martin, Hospital Administrator

The Hospital Administrator of NEAMC is Karen D. Martin. She received a B.S. degree in Animal Science from the University of Maine at Orono in 1983 and has spent a large part of her career in the construction industry as a project manager for various contracting companies managing projects ranging in value up to $20 million dollars. With a desire to return to her first love, working with animals she left the construction industry and took a chance and opened her own successful pet sitting business in 2000 and in early 2001 started working here at NEAMC. In 2003, she sold her business and decided to work here full time and has had a variety of roles within the organization from technician, front desk supervisor, and referral coordinator to now hospital administrator.

In her current role as hospital administrator she continues to wear wears many hats at NEAMC, including both management duties, IT issues and safety functions to maintain a healthy environment here at the hospital.

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