Dr. Powers has practiced full-time at Yadkin Park Animal Hospital since graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State University in 1995. She loves the everyday excitement and variety of practicing veterinary medicine. Along with caring for pets and their people, Dr. Powers enjoys internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, feline medicine, dermatology, dentistry, and pocket pet medicine. A native of Roanoke, Virginia with a biology degree from Meredith College, Dr. Powers has a research background in pharmaceuticals, reproductive immunology, and swine infectious diseases, and was an aviculture intern at the International Crane Foundation. She lives in Chatham County with her husband, 2 cats and 10 chickens.