Christina Tran, DVM

Clinical Relations Lead Veterinarian

Associate Professor

Instructional Focus

Clinical Skills and Professional Skills

Development of Clinical Rotation Year

Office Hours

By appointment.


Academic/Professional Bio

Dr. Tran graduated from the University of California, Davis with her undergraduate degree and from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign with her veterinary degree. She has spent more than half my career working with small animals in private practice, shelter medicine and as a house call practice owner. In addition, Dr. Tran has taught in the veterinary technology program at Portland Community College and served as a veterinary technology program director at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is passionate about leadership development and organized veterinary medicine, and currently serves in multiple volunteer roles with Arizona veterinary medical organizations as well as the American Veterinary Medical Association(AVMA) and the Multicultural Veterinary Medical Association(MCVMA).
 

Educational Background

  • Veterinary telehealth consultant with Ask.Vet (2018-present)
  • Small animal housecall practice owner for Blue Sky Veterinary Care (2017-present)
  • Veterinary technology program director and clinical assistant professor at Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (2013-2016)
  • Faculty at Portland Community College (Oregon), veterinary technology department (2011-2013)
  • Shelter veterinarian at Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter in Hillsboro, Oregon (2008-2012)
  • Small animal relief veterinarian (2006-2012)
  • Small animal associate veterinarian at Blue Ravine Animal Hospital in Folsom, CA (2003-2005)
  • Small animal associate veterinarian at Sunset Animal Medical Center in Fair Oaks, CA (2001-2003)
  • Small animal associate veterinarian at VCA Worth Animal Hospital in Worth, IL (2000-2001)

Current Memberships

  • Multicultural Veterinary Medical Association (current immediate past president and a founding board member)
  • AVMA (also serve in multiple volunteer roles with AVMA)
  • Arizona VMA (currently on the board of directors representing Maricopa county)
  • Arizona Veterinary Medical Examining Board - Investigative Committee member

Student Club Involvement

  • Co-advisor for VBMA