Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:45am

Dr. Gillian Angliss-Glaser, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Technology at Mercy College, always wanted to work with animals.

“People go into veterinary medicine for a lot of different reasons,” she said. “I was one of those classic people drawn to it from an early age, out of [an] interest for love of animals and science.”

And now, Angliss-Glaser is being honored for her dedication.

She is one of ten people selected to participate in the American Veterinary Medical Association Future Leaders program for 2017-2018. The program is open to AVMA members less than 15 years out of veterinary school. Its goal is to develop, strengthen and promote the talents of veterinarians for their own gain as well as for the benefit of the veterinary community.

Angliss-Glaser said she plans to apply what she learns over the next year to her role at Mercy College.

“It’s an honor to be selected and to have the opportunity to give back to the profession on a variety of levels,” she said.

Among the classes Angliss-Glaser teaches are VETC 220 Pharmacology and Toxicology and VETC 224 Clinical Laboratory Techniques. She attended Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated with her DVM in 2007.