Taryn joined ASECB in early 2016. She is a veterinary technician here and is responsible for triaging patients, performing diagnostic testing, administering in-hospital treatments, and taking radiographs. Taryn also works alongside Dr. Bichsel as a specialty technican in Neurology. She assists Dr. Bichsel with MRIs, CT Scans, Myelograms and surgery as needed.
She holds an Associate’s Degree in Environmental Conservation and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Biology. In addition to her formal education, she also participated in an internship at Clearwater Marine Aquarium for Sea Turtle Rehabilitation and Fish Husbandry. After her internship at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Taryn fell in love with the rehabilitation and care aspect of caring for turtles. She knew that the she wanted to work in veterinary medicine and animal care.
Taryn is a proud pet parent to a beagle, Lily, a dachshund named Francis and two domestic short hair cats, Chloe and Raspberry.