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Meet Our Team

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John Rozenbaum, DVM

Veterinarian / Owner
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Dr. Rozenbaum graduated from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990 with a strong interest in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery and diagnostic ultrasound. Dr. Rozenbaum has attended numerous continuing education seminars. Some of his specialties include fracture repair, surgery of the stifle joint, and abdominal ultrasound.

Sarah Jones, DVM

Veterinarian
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Dr. Jones graduated from Michigan State University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science. She then went on to Tuskegee University and graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2012. Her professional interests are internal medicine and dentistry. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two young children, and their cat, Gary. She also enjoys shopping, exercising, and weightlifting.

Michelle Eriksen

Practice Manager
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Michelle joined the Advanced Veterinary Medical Center team in 2020 while also managing two other hospitals. She began her career working in customer service/sales management in 2006 before realizing where her true passion and skills could be put to good use. Michelle began working for rescue facilities, volunteering, and fostering dogs in 2011 before she came here. She worked closely with Villalobos Rescue Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Michelle now has two dogs from that facility and three from local Michigan shelters. Their names are Maverick (the border collie), Charlee (the terrier), Rocket (the terrier), Goose (the border collie), and Harley (the border collie).

Jody Mark

Veterinary Technician
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Jody started working at Advanced Veterinary Medical Center in 2020 as a veterinary assistant. She currently has an associate’s degree in criminology from Schoolcraft College. At home, Jody has a cat named Jimothy, who she loves snuggling with. Before joining our team, she worked at a doggy daycare and has worked with dogs for five years. She now has the passion for becoming a veterinary technician.

Ashley Lore

Veterinary Technician
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Ashley started with Advanced Veterinary Medical Center in 2020. She is currently in school at Penn Foster to get her veterinary technician degree before heading to Arizona for veterinary school at the College of Veterinary Medicine. She is certified in CPR for Dogs and Cats and certified in Fear Free Practice. At home, she has a black Labrador named Nova, an American bully named Miggy, two guinea pigs named Zina and Poppy, and a cat named Denali. Ashley is an avid runner and weightlifter in her spare time.

Jelica Sopic

Veterinary Technician
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Jelica joined the Advanced Veterinary Medical Center team in 2019 with more than 25 years of veterinary experience behind her. She graduated from Faculty University Sarajevo with a bachelor’s degree in veterinary medicine. Jelica also received a master’s degree in infectious diseases with epizootiology. She uses her knowledge and skills to help maintain and improve pet health while creating a lasting bond with each client. When she is not working, she enjoys reading, cooking, and playing with her cat, Diesel.

Lily Covert

Kennel Attendant
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Lily is currently attending Schoolcraft College, where she hopes to transfer to Michigan State University to study Veterinary Medicine. She has been on the team here at Advanced Veterinary Medical Center since 2020 in hopes of gaining experience in the veterinary field before moving on to veterinary school. At home, she has a border collie named Sammy and a cat named Pumpkin. Lily’s other passion is figure skating which she has done for 14 years.

Emma Hollinger

Kennel Attendant
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Emma started with AVMC in January 2021 while attending Schoolcraft College for environmental studies. Since joining the AVMC team, Emma has chosen a new path towards a veterinary technician degree which she plans to pursue through Penn Foster. She has grown up with a variety of pets that further drives her passion and love for all animals. In her free time, you can find her singing, playing music, or venturing into new parks and nature trails with her Aussie pooch, Rosie.

Bre Pheiffer

Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist
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Bre joined AVMC in May 2021 to help achieve her goal of going to vet school, which she plans on applying to after graduation. She is currently a senior at Michigan State University majoring in Animal Science. She realized she had a passion for working with animals after working at a dog daycare for two years before coming on at AVMC. She has a German Shepherd mix named Millie. In her free time, she likes to paint and read.

Taylor Beemer

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Taylor joined AVMC in May 2021 as an intern at Macomb Community College’s Veterinary Technician program. She enjoyed AVMC so much that she wanted to stay part of the team and was hired as an employee. Taylor worked as a veterinary assistant for four years before joining the AVMC team, and she has shadowed at various specialty clinics in the area. You can find Taylor spending time with her Pitbull Mix, cat, and three bunnies in her free time.

Mikala Kieling

Receptionist
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Mikala earned bachelor’s degree in sports management in 2018 and is now working on her master’s degree at Eastern Michigan University. Mikala started working for Advanced Veterinary Medical Center in 2020 while working on her master’s degree. Mikala has two huskies named Bailey and Kara and three cats named Sasha, Sadie, and Skitters. Mikala loves huskies and will pet any husky when they walk through the door. Every other year she and her dad love going to the Women’s Final Four Basketball Tournament.