Concurrent MSSW/VSW Graduate
Mackenzie is originally from San Diego, and received her Bachelor’s Degree at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Mackenzie has always been interested in veterinary medicine, and has worked in animal hospitals since she was a teenager. She made the move to Knoxville for the primary purpose of pursuing a career in Veterinary Social Work. She enjoys being a human liaison between pet parents and their vet team, as well as providing emotional support for veterinarians and staff so that they can continue to give their patients the best possible care. Mackenzie received her MSSW from the University of Tennessee in 2016. Now that Mackenzie has graduated, she intends to move back to Colorado where she plans to pursue a career in Veterinary Social Work. She has a specific interest in developing wellness programs for veterinary professionals. Mackenzie has two feline roommates, Henry and Wesley, who are kind enough to allow her to live with them.