Lee Nelson, DVM, MPH
Dr. Nelson is a 1996 graduate of the University of Wisconsin (Madison) School of Veterinary Medicine and the vice president of medical operations at Banfield. Dr. Nelson is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic medical initiatives, educational programs for medical field leadership and quality enhancement programs.
Dr. Nelson is interested in leadership development among veterinarians, starting at the hospital level and moving through the various field leadership roles and those working at Banfield’s main campus in Portland. Advancing veterinary communication skills within the practice as it relates to both client and team interactions is something Dr. Nelson is passionate about. She strives to have Banfield associates be the very best communicators and leaders in the profession.
Dr. Nelson began her career with Banfield in 1999 and has worked in both field and hospital leadership roles.