Skip to content

Laura Woitalla

Veterinary Social Work Intern


Laura received her Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) at the University of Southern Mississippi. She is currently attending the University of Tennessee to obtain her Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) and is in the Part-Time Advanced Standing program. Laura has experience working with youth and families. She previously interned at the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence- the largest, most comprehensive domestic violence and sexual assault organization in the state of Mississippi.

Laura currently interns with the Veterinary Social Work team at the UT College of Veterinary Medicine. Laura’s interests include the intersection of intimate partner violence and animal violence, assisted animal interventions, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MSBR), and access and utilization of mental health services in Asian American communities.

In Laura’s free time, she likes photography, traveling, and drawing. She loves spending time with Penny- her Boston terrier and catching up on the latest, Korean dramas.

    The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.