Dr. Meghann Jerden received her undergraduate degree at Greenville University in Greenville, IL with a major in Environmental Biology. During this time, she also completed a behavior research internship at the Saint Louis Zoo. She attended veterinary school at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. While there, she enjoyed working at the Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in the Histology department.
Dr. Jerden enjoys raising chickens and geese at her mini farm. Her current pets include a Basset Hound named Fred, a Painted Turtle named Mr. Turtle, and three cats named Melvin, Mia, and Baby Kitten. Dr. Jerden’s interests include boating, fishing, camping, gardening, and playing video games.
Fun Fact: Dr. Jerden’s basset hound Fred accompanies her to work and is a very good boy whilst in the office. She will cheer him on and send furry visitors for him to “sniff out” throughout the day to make his stay more fun.