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Jamie L. Stuffle LVMT
Sr. Veterinary Technician II
Small Animal Ophthalmology
Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Professional Interests

Her research interests include eagles, eagles, and more eagles. Specifically, eagle eyes with respect to their optics and electroretinography and wildlife ophthalmology.

Education

  • AA, Lincoln Memorial University, Veterinary Technology, 1998

Background

Ms. Stuffle is from White Pine, Tennessee, and grew up helping her parents on a small dairy farm, where she also rode and showed horses. After graduating with her degree in Veterinary Technology from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate TN in 1998, she joined the University of Tennessee as the ophthalmology technician. In her 14 years with our service, Jamie has come to exemplify the gold standard in veterinary nursing. She has won numerous Technician of the Year awards for her diligence, hard work, and patient instruction of veterinary students.

In addition to her unparalleled expertise in the technical aspects of veterinary ophthalmology, Jamie also serves as an invaluable liaison between clinicians and clients. She routinely fields between 10 and 15 telephone consultations daily, and keeps owners closely informed of their pets’ progress, test results and diagnostic and therapeutic plans.

Jamie lives in Mascot TN with her husband and their two children.

Awards

  • Residency Brogan Nursing Award
  • Bayer Veterinary Nursing Award
  • Send Roses Award from the University of Tennessee
  • Small Animal Technician of the Year (awarded twice)

Presentations

  • "How to do a proper eye exam" - Lincoln Memorial University, 2005
  • "Eye examination and surgical preparation techniques" - Metropolitan Veterinary Specialists, Akron OH, 1999
  • "Various case reports"; "Eye examination and surgical preparation techniques" - East Tennessee Veterinary Medical Conference, Gatlinburg TN, 2007
  • "Various case reports"; "Eye examination and surgical preparation techniques" - Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association Conference 2007