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Dr. Sunny Geiser-Novotny

USDA APHIS, Veterinary Services
Dr. Sunny Geiser-Novotny is currently an Animal Disease Traceability Staff Veterinarian with the USDA APHIS VS Surveillance Preparedness & Response Services, National Animal Disease Traceability & Veterinary Accreditation Center.  She received her veterinary medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine and a Masters in Animal Science from Rutgers University in 2003.  Before joining the USDA, Dr. Geiser-Novotny worked in mixed large animal and equine veterinary practices in Northwest New Jersey and Northern Colorado, respectively.   She began her career in regulatory medicine as the Avian Influenza Program Coordinator for the New Jersey Department of Agriculture in 2004 and joined VS in 2009 as the New Jersey Export Veterinary Medical Officer.  Dr. Geiser-Novotny was selected for the Western Region AVIC training program in 2010 and became AVIC of Colorado upon completion of the program in 2012.   She joined the Cattle Health Center as a staff veterinarian focused on traceability in 2015.