Dr. Nora Chavarria is a member of the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre's Equine Field Service.
Originally from Germany, Dr. Chavarria completed five years of undergraduate studies in veterinary medicine at the Free University of Berlin, Germany. After graduating in 2005, she spent one year working at an equine practice in northwest Germany and then worked in a mixed practice in Wales, Great Britain, for more than a year.
Dr. Chavarria moved to Canada in 2008 and began an equine clinical internship at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre. One year later, she began a three-year combined Master of Veterinary Science-residency program in equine practice.
After graduating in 2012 and spending six months on maternity leave, Dr. Chavarria returned to the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre as a clinical associate in Equine Field Service.