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Brianna Greco

DVM & MPH Candidate of 2026


Veterinary Extern

Dickerson Park Zoo
July 2022 to August 2022
Springfield, MO
  • 3.5 weeks) Observed procedures such as a flamingo wing amputation, Gila monster tail amputation, and birth control implantation & dentistry on a colobus.
  • Participated in several necropsies & treatment of raptors as part of the zoo's wildlife rehabilitation project.

Veterinary Extern

Kersting Veterinary Hospital
Since May 2022
Chesterfield, MO
  • 1 week) Observed appointments, procedures and surgeries involving a variety of birds, reptiles & other exotic animals
  • Practiced skills in handling and treatment

Equine Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Assistant

UofMO Veterinary Health Center (VHC)
October 2021 to August 2022
Columbia, MO
  • Work overnight hours and one weekend day a month
  • Assist veterinary nurse, assistant or clinical student with medical and husbandry eeds of hospitalized patients
  • Follow treatment instructions and notify primary team on any medical concerns

Veterinary Student Participant

UofMO CVM Raptor Rehabilitation Project
Since September 2021
Columbia, MO
  • Complete and participate in assigned lectures, quizzes, and wet labs
  • Assist in patient care in hospital ward on a monthly basis
  • Regularly learn proper procedure in raptor medicine, handling and husbandry

Veterinary Nurse

Dandy Acres Small Animal Hospital
May 2020 to July 2021
South Lyon, MI
  • Administered medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by attending veterinarian.
  • Facilitated appointments and communicated with clients regarding initial history patient health, questions and concerns, education on treatment plans and general procedures
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis. 1
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • 810)580-1243
  • Brianna (Bri) R. Greco
  • DVM & MPH
  • Candidate of 2026

Volunteer Caretaker

Oakland, MIEllymay's Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education
June 2020 to March 2021
  • Assisted with husbandry of a variety of turtle species
  • Maintained tanks, cleaned filters, and conducted feedings

Shadowing Student

Huron River Equine Veterinary Services, PLLC
February 2020 to March 2021
South Lyon, MI
  • Observed and assisted at appointments, including helping with restraint & presenting tools
  • Completed assigned questions for discussion with doctor while driving to appointment site
  • Assisted with basic and semi-skilled diagnostic and treatment procedures.

Behavior & Enrichment Intern

Toledo Zoo & Aquarium
January 2020 to March 2020
Toledo, OH
  • Created & implemented enrichment calendars for a variety of species at the zoo
  • Observed training sessions conducted by behavior curator & zookeeper staff
  • Helped in conducting observational behavioral studies for animal welfare goals
  • Collected research on natural histories and discussed peer reviewed research with curator and other interns.

Veterinary Assistant

Wilson Veterinary Hospital
January 2018 to January 2020
Washington, MI
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to maintain an aseptic and neat environment
  • Assisted senior staff with blood analyses and physical assessments.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.

Ungulate & Ratite Zookeeper Intern

Wildlife Safari
August 2019 to December 2019
Winston, OR
  • Provided husbandry for a wide variety of animals including giraffes, hippos and hinos
  • Provided public education through giraffe talks 2
  • Shadowed veterinary staff, assisting in procedures such as field sedation medication administration, and in-hospital surgeries
  • 810)580-1243
  • Brianna (Bri) R. Greco
  • DVM & MPH
  • Candidate of 2026

Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern

Bird Center of MI
May 2019 to August 2019
Saline, MI
  • Expanded knowledge & skills for proper husbandry on passerines, corvids, and other small birds
  • Practiced record keeping via Wild-ONe application & learned intake and phone call procedures
  • Coordinated with center manager, intern team and volunteers to provide timely medication, treatments, & feedings for all patients

Selected Participant

MI State U. Enrichment Summer Program
Since June 2019
East Lansing, MI
  • Selected from 55 total applicants to be one of the 15 participants of the program for three weeks in June 2019
  • Participated in educational coursework, skill-building seminars, and clinical shadowing experiences
  • Networked with current students and faculty

Shadowing Student

Creekside Animal Hospital
August 2016 to September 2018
Macomb, MI
  • Observed wellness & sick visits, routine surgeries, and dentistry under the supervision of a veterinarian
  • Assisted veterinary technicians with restraint for minor procedures

Practicum Intern

Detroit Animal Welfare Group (DAWG); International Wildlife Rehab. Council (IWRC)
May 2018 to August 2018
Romeo, MI
  • Worked effectively & independently for up to 8-10 hours per day caring for up to
  • 50 animals
  • Received, properly documented, & physically examined new intakes
  • Completed all assigned readings, modules, quizzes & exams in regards to
  • International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC) curriculum

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Wayne State U. (WSU) Dept. of Bio. Sciences
April 2017 to May 2019
Detroit, MI
  • Fed & observed behaviors of P. hirtus beetles
  • Assisted in experiments studying circadian rhythms & thermotolerance
  • Collected research literature & organized data utilizing Microsoft Excel & Google
  • Sheets
  • Coordinated with Professor to complete senior honor thesis on the analysis of data detailing humidity environment of P. hirtus

Direct Care Worker

Friends & Family, Inc.
April 2017 to May 2019
Washington, MI
  • Assisted intellectually & developmentally disabled (IDD) residents with self-care medications, & treatments
  • Responsible for maintaining the household & providing homecooked meals
  • Provided socialization and emotional support for residents


V.O.I.C.E. Club
Since August 2022
Columbia, MO
  • Plan and coordinate events to promote and educate student body on diversity and inclusion with the the help of other board members

Student Member

CVM Diversity Committee
Since September 2021
Columbia, MO
  • Nominated by CVM's Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association
  • AVMA) to sit on college's faculty committee

Student Member

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services
Since May 2022
Columbia, MO
  • Columbia, MO Field Office
  • Volunteer
  • Volunteer in field surveys (e.g. bat trapping & data collection) as opportunities come up and my schedule permits

Online Community Creator & Admin

ADHD vs Grad School Community
Since November 2021
  • I manage a discord server, subreddit & blog to connect students with ADHD in graduate and doctoral programs with each other and resources

Social Media Co-Manager

Intervene Upstream
Since April 2022
  • Graduate Public Health Publication
  • Social Media Co-Manager
  • Responsible for managing the following accounts: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Mailchimp
  • Along with co-manager of social media, devise posting schedules and strategy

Master of Public Health (MPH)

School of Health Professions

May 2026

Biological Sciences, B.A

Biological Sciences, B.A

Biological Sciences, B.A

Irvin D. Reid University

Veterinary Nursing: The Pharmaceutical RX


December 2020

Master of Public Health (MPH)

IWRC Zoonoses School of Health Professions

May 2018 to May 2026

Biological Sciences, B.A

Wayne State University - Detroit, MI

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)


Wayne State University - Detroit, MI


Irvin D. Reid University

Feline Friendly Handling

American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)

March 2019

Partners for Healthy Pets Preventative Health for the Small Animal Patient

March 2019

IWRC Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation

February 2019

IWRC Pain Management

June 2018
Brianna Greco
Contact +18105801243
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