Dr. Cochrane received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Arizona State University. He went on to obtain his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with Honors from Iowa State University where he spent four years as class president. Following his graduation from Iowa State, he completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery with WestVet Animal Emergency and Specialty Center in Boise, Idaho. Afterward, Dr. Cochrane joined the Eye Care for Animals Residency program in 2018.
Dr. Czepiel graduated from Augustana College (Rock Island, IL) with a Bachelor of Arts in both Biology and Spanish as well as a minor in Biochemistry. She discovered her interest in comparative ophthalmology while pursuing her veterinary degree at the University of Illinois. After receiving a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine with Honors, Dr. Czepiel completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at VCA Aurora Animal Hospital followed by an ophthalmology specialty internship at Long Island Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Czepiel then joined the Eye Care for Animals residency program in 2016.
Dr. Erlichman received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a minor in Biology from Siena College in 2012. She developed an interest in comparative ophthalmology during her first few semesters of veterinary school. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with the highest of honors and completed her year of clinical training at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Dr. Erlichman completed two veterinary ophthalmology externships in 2016 at Colorado State University and Texas A&M University. She finished her small animal rotating internship at Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services in Rochester, NY in 2017. Dr. Erlichman completed an ophthalmology clerkship with Eye Care for Animals in Tucson, Arizona and stayed there to join the residency program with Eye Care for Animals in 2018.
Dr. Robertson received her Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Zoology and Genetics, from the Australian National University. She graduated from Murdoch University, with Distinction in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in 2012. After spending time in general practice, Dr. Robertson completed a rotating internship at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital (SASH) in Sydney, Australia. She then completed an Emergency and Critical Care specialty internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital, in San Diego. CA. Dr. Robertson undertook an ophthalmology clerkship with Eye Care for Animals in Tucson, Arizona, and joined the Eye Care for Animals residency program in 2017.
Dr. Rogen was raised on a family farm with Angus cattle in rural South Dakota. He graduated from South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He then obtained a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. Following graduation, Dr. Rogen then completed both a year-long small animal rotating internship and ophthalmology specialty internship at VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists near Portland, OR. Dr. Rogen joined the Eye Care for Animals Residency program in 2017.
Dr. Tsai received a Bachelor of Biology and Agriculture from the University of Georgia in Athens and a Master of Science in Biotechnology from the University of California in Irvine. She spent a few years in pharmaceutical research for ocular diseases before going back to school and obtaining a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University. She completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship with BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Chicago, IL, where she stayed on as Emergency and Critical Care Veterinarian for two years. After that she completed a specialty internship in ophthalmology with Animal Eye Guys in Miami, FL. She joined the Eye Care for Animals residency program in 2018.
Dr. Visser received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the College of Charleston. During her time in Charleston she spent time with veterinary specialists and developed a passion for comparative ophthalmology. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia where she completed several ophthalmic research projects. After graduating, Dr. Visser completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship at VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center in Fishers, Indiana. Afterward, she stayed in Fishers to complete a small animal ophthalmic internship. Dr. Visser joined the Eye Care for Animals Residency program in 2016. She enjoys spending her free time with her English Setter Banks and two cats Bowen and Poe.