Cummings Veterinary Hospital - Easton, PA - Our Doctors

Cummings Veterinary Hospital

5111 Church Road
Easton, PA 18045

(610)923-0393

www.cummingsvet.com

MEET THE SUPPORT STAFF AT CUMMINGS VETERINARY HOSPITAL

Our supporting team is comprised of highly skilled technicians, assistants, receptionists, and administrators. Many of us have worked together for decades! This translates to providing the best care for your pet. Finally, we’re compassionate, caring individuals committed to the health and service of clients and patients.


VETERINARY TECHNICIANS AND ASSISTANTS

 

 

Joanne H. -  Technician and Pharmacy Supervisor, Laser Therapy Technician

Joanne has worked in veterinary hospitals or humane societies for 25 years. Joanne earned a bachelor of science degree in animal science from Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture. Joanne reports she likes the diversity of her job and the chance to help people care for their pets.  Joanne's hobbies include training and competing in obedience competitions with her German Shepherd and hiking in Jacobsburg State Park. She has three rescue cats, Oliver, Abby and Peanut and two dogs, Dixie, a German Shepherd mix and Gunner, a purebred German Shepherd.

 

 Amber H. - Certified Veterinary Technician, Laboratory Technician, Animal Basic Life Support Certified

Amber attended Manor College and has her Veterinary Technician's associate's degree. She has been in the veterinary field since 2008, starting as a bather. Amber has always wanted to work with animals, and also enjoys reading, anime, sci-fi/fantasy and table top games.  She has four cats, Frankie, Indiana Jones, Gimpy and Mary. 

Stacy H. - Technician Assistant, Laser Therapy Technician, Animal Basic Life Support Certified

Stacy has worked in the veterinary business for nine years. She has a great love for animals and science, as well as kayaking, reading, puzzles and gardening. Stacy's pets include Finley, Umbreon, and a 350 gallon freshwater fish tank!

 

Kirsten B. - Technician Assistant, Animal Basic Life Support Certified

Kirsten has her associates degree in Veterinary Technology, and has been in the field for 12 years. She loves spending time with her husband and son, as well as going to concerts and festivals. Kirsten has a Great Dane, Otto, two cats, Tag and Lacey, and a ferret, Ramsey. 

Tina E. - Technician Assistant

Tina has been in the veterinary field for 12 years, but got her start in the Medical Assistant Program at LCCC.  She has always loved animals, and finds the medical aspects of her job fascinating and fulfilling. Tina volunteers at shelters and fund raises for animals in need. She also enjoys art and swimming. Tina has seven cats: Patches, Lilly, Tough Guy, Binx, Tortie, Lilly and Babies!

Mike M. - Certified Veterinary Technician, Laboratory Technician

Mike received his CVT from NCC, as well as an associate's in diversity and global awareness. He knew he wanted a career with animals after a pet was involved in an accident many years ago. After watching that recovery, he knew he wanted to help others the same way. Mike enjoys poetry, traveling, exercise, life with his girlfriend and cooking. Dizzy, the Dachshund, calls him Dad. 

 

Mariel W. - Technician Assistant

Mariel is a current student at Lehigh University and is studying to be a biomechanical and materials engineer. Mariel is happiest working with animals and finds the medicine aspect extremely interesting. In her free time, she enjoys music, frisbee and soccer. Mariel has two mini labradoodles named Blue Bear and Hercules. 

Kathy Q. - Lab Supervisor, Certified Veterinary Technician

Kathy is a certified veterinary technician who supervises the CVH laboratory. She states that the laboratory is the kitchen of veterinary medicine! Kathy has worked in the veterinary field since 1977 and with Dr. Cummings since 1990! Graduating summa cum laude from Harcum College with an associate’s degree in veterinary technology, Kathy continued her education, taking classes in medical laboratory technology and nursing. Her interests include cooking and nutrition, fiber arts and environmental preservation. Kathy treats all her patients as if they were hers.

Karen S. - Head Surgical Nurse, Animal Basic Life Support Certified

Karen earned a degree in animal center management from Horcum College and has been working in the veterinary field since 1984. She's always had an interest in animals, and also enjoys hiking, gardening and landscaping. She loves her boxer/beagle mix, Ember. 

Kim K. - Certified Veterinary Technician

Kim is a graduate of Penn State University and has worked with Dr. Cummings for over 30 years. Her favorite pastimes are reading, gardening, and spending time with her dog, Gracie, and her cat, Tank.

 

Alyssa V. - Technician Assistant, Laboratory Technician, Laser Therapy Technician

Alyssa has been working with animals for 18 years. Her goal at Cummings is to help those animals who cannot always help themselves, and to act as extended family for her canine and feline patients. Alyssa enjoys cooking, baking and going on day trips and adventures with her husband and young son. She has a variety of pets herself, to include dog, Noel, cats, Jack, George, Nugget and Alex, a lizard, 2Mason, guppy, Big Red, and last but not least, a snail named Gary. 

Rachel R. - Technician Assistant, Surgical Nurse, Laser Therapy Technician, Animal Basic Life Support Certified

 Rachel received her associates degree in veterinary technology from the program at NCC and LCCC. She has been in the field for 5 years and finds her job very rewarding. Her interests include working out at the gym, home remodeling, kayaking and 5k obstacle races. Rachel has a dog, Chippie and turtle, Dunkin. Her clowder of cats includes: Starlin, Sunnie, Pip, Squirrel, Jackie, Bane, Dane, Doseph, Gus, Marble, Princey and Dr. Treyarous!

Rachael Z. - Technician Assistant, Animal Basic Life Support Certified

Rachael is currently a student at NCC, and also has an associate's degree in the liberal arts. Rachael loves animals and likes knowing they are happy and healthy. She loves the outdoors, fishing, hiking with her Great Dane/Coon Hound mix dog, Tucker, and and traveling to new places. 

ToryAnn G. - Technician Assistant

 ToryAnn has earned her associate's degree as a veterinary technician at NCC. She thinks veterinary medicine is the perfect field for her, but also enjoys reading and painting in her spare time. ToryAnn has Waylon, a miniature Pinscher mix, and Athena, a pitbull mix, at home. 

Kassie W. - Technician Assistant, Laser Therapy Technician

Kassie received her veterinary technician's degree from Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh. She has worked in the veterinary field for almost 4 years. She loves the connection between herself and the patients and clients, and finds the job very rewarding. Kassie also enjoys spending time with family, crafts, outdoor activities and playing video games. Kassie's family includes her dog, Bojangles. 

 

Erica S. - Technician Assistant

Erica attended NCC and has been working in the veterinary field since 2002. She loves to help and interact with the animals at Cummings'. She is an outdoors person, up for hiking, running, walking and going to the beach and lake. Erica particularly loves to spend outside time with her German Shepherd, a 5-year-old named Malik.

 Joanne W. - Technician Assistant

Joanne has her certificate in Paralegal Studies, but has always wanted to work in the animal field. She enjoys walking her dogs, listening to Celtic bands, and spending time with friends and family. Joanne's pets include Lillie, a German Shepherd, and a parrotlet named Liam.  

 

 Shayla R. - Technician Assistant

Shayla has been in the veterinary business for almost two years. She loves animals and ensuring owners know their pets are in good hands. Shayla loves scrapbooking, music and caring for fish. She cares for a calico cat, Juliet, at home.


FRONT DESK

Denise B. - Receptionist

Denise has had a 28-year career in the veterinary field. She received a veterinary receptionist certificate from Cedar Valley College. A lifelong animal lover, Denise feels strongly about the human—animal bond. Interacting with clients and pets and seeing to their needs is something she thrives on.

When not at work, Denise enjoys time with her family, gardening, and reading. Denise’s pets include two cats, Sally and Draco, two rescue dogs, Ozzy and Delta, and many freshwater fish.

Kathleen H. - Receptionist

Kathleen is a transplant from Southern California, where she lived for 30 years. She considers herself a career student, and continues to learn every day. She loves theater, acting, creative writing and traveling. Her family includes her husband, daughter, three dogs, Griffin, Fawn and Nora, and a cat, Kitty B.

Arlene D. - Receptionist

Arlene has more than 30 years of experience working in different veterinary hospitals in a number of different roles, but since 2004 when Cummings Veterinary Hospital opened, she has been the evening receptionist. Her hobbies include gardening, reading, dirt track racing and her dogs. Arlene loves her two Dobermans, Otis and Holly, Poundcake, the cat, and her various chickens, house finches and fish. 

Dorene G. - Reception Supervisor

Dorene is a veteran in the field with more than 32 years experience. Formally trained in medical administration and massage therapy, Dorene has found her gift in connecting with people and their animals. She first worked for Dr. Cummings at the age of 18, and is here at Cummings now, assisting clients and their pets on a daily basis.  there is no greater feeling of joy and fulfillment than the love we experience with our animals. Dorene truly enjoys the process of helping clients and her work—especially her colleagues and the opportunities she has to learn every day.

Dorene enjoys spending time with her family and friends, including performing in a local band with her husband. Grey and white kitty Gracie rules her home, sleeping and watching the birds from the best view in the house.

Laura M. - Receptionist

Laura is a former Cosmetology School student who has been in customer service for 7 years. She loves the office and organization work that the front desk provides, as well as the opportunity to interact with so many animals. Laura's hobbies are cosmetology, photography and DIY projects. She has a 13 yr old cockapoo names Tasha. 

Barbara M. - Receptionist

Barbara has been in the medical field for 20 plus years. Before entering into veterinary medicine, she specialized in elder care and plastic surgery fields. Once she entered into the veterinary field 6 years ago, she never looked back! Working with clients and their pets is completely rewarding. It's the best of both worlds working at Cummings Veterinary Hospital. Outside of work, Barbara is busy with her 3 daughters and husband, Sean. Joining their family is a boxer, Brinley, a shepherd mix, Dixie, a terrier mix, Violet, a cat, Lucca, and a fish named Murphy. Barbara also makes time to travel, garden, cook and pet sit!

Barbara S. - Receptionist

Barbara has been the veterinary business for 18 years. She is also a licensed realtor and enjoys the real estate field. She has a passion for animals, and an interest in interior decorating, jewelry making and baking. Barb has two rescue dogs named River and Lilly. 

Carolyn M. - Receptionist

Carolyn has been with the hospital for 3 years, and in the medical profession for 15 years. She appreciates the friendly and compassionate staff at Cummings. Carolyn's interests are spending time with her grandchildren, puzzling, and going to the spa and casino. She has a lovely goldendoodle named Harley. 


NIGHT ATTENDANTS

 

Cindy P. - Night Staff, Housekeeping

Cindy has been at Cummings Veterinary Hospital for seven years in housekeeping. She enjoys being with animals and taking care of them at night while they are here at our facility.

She has two dogs, a Rottweiler named Cory and a Yorkie-Poo named Saber. Cindy also has a male Savannah cat named Taz, and two female long haired sisters, Puff and Harley. She has been married for 38 years to her husband Gregg and has one son David, and two grandchildren, Jacob and Megan.

 

Courtney P. - Night Staff, Housekeeping

Courtney enjoys the physical aspects of her job and her interaction with the overnight patients here at Cummings. Her hobbies include reading, shopping, hiking, swimming and fishing. Courtney's animal family includes two dogs, Bandit and Chole, a cat, Layla, and three parakeets: Ace, Griffin and Sophia.