Dr. Mark Chappell, DVM, MPH, DACLAM, DACVPM
He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Oregon State University in 2001. He also earned a Masters of Public Health at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland in 2008. In 2008, he successfully achieved Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (DACVPM). In 2010, he completed the US Army Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency program at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease in Frederick Maryland. In 2011, he successfully reached Diplomate status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DACLAM). Dr. Chappell has 8 years of experience serving in various capacities of providing medical care and welfare for animals used in a research setting. His expertise lies in bio-containment and radiation with experience in all areas of animal welfare protection including serving as the attending veterinarian for a major military research facility, member of multiple IACUCs, preparing for and participating in AAALAC International site visits, as well as providing animal medical and surgical care to numerous species of exotic animals including nonhuman primates, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, ferrets and various other species.
Dr. Shannon Marko, DVM, DACLAM
She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Ohio State University in 2005. In 2014, she successfully reached Diplomate status in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DACLAM). Dr. Marko has 5 years of experience working exclusively with dogs, cats, and horses, followed by an additional 8 years of experience as an animal advocate for animals used in infectious disease and surgical research in a laboratory setting. She has served as the Attending Veterinarian on several Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees and dedicated herself to leading and training the future generations of veterinarians on animal welfare principles. Dr. Marko is passionate about the human animal bond and has over 7 years of experience working in various disciplines of equine therapy.
Dr. Jatinder Gulani, BVSc & AH, MS, PhD, DACLAM
Dr. Gulani received his Bachelors in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry from Punjab Agricultural University (India) in 2001, PhD in Veterinary Immunology from Purdue University in 2007, and Residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine from Penn State Hershey in 2009. He obtained Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) certification from American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) in 2009. Dr. Gulani became Diplomate of American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) in 2013. His areas of expertise are preventive medicine, immunology, pocket pets medicine, and surgery. Dr. Gulani is a resident of Clarksburg and likes to spend time with his family and friends during his down time.
Dr. Scott Marko, M.A.T., Ed.D., Director of Strategic Partnerships (Board Proxy)
Dr. Marko graduated from Kent State University in 1998 with a Masters in Teaching. He taught for 10+ years in grades 7-12 and held numerous leadership and administrative positions. He also coached at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. These positions after his Masters, and a renewed sense to make a bigger difference in the world of education, made him obtain his Doctorate in Education. His new mission is to help underprivileged youth in Frederick County while assisting local nonprofits and businesses in realizing their full potential.