Dr. Alexa Powers
Dr. Powers grew up in the Chicago area, then moved to Holland, Michigan to attend Hope College where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in French. During that time, she spent a year studying abroad in Nantes, France. Afterward, she moved to the island of St. Kitts to attend Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. During that time, she spent several weeks volunteering in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama with other veterinary students. She then moved to Iowa to complete her clinical rotations (the final year of veterinary school) at Iowa State University. While there, she completed externships in Fez, Morocco and Paris, France. Dr. Powers currently lives in Springfield with her husband and enjoys hiking, biking, running, cooking, and playing frisbee.