Shireen Zolghadri was born and raised in Alpharetta, Georgia. She grew up barrel racing and riding horses at her grandparents’ farm. She attended the University of Georgia and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences. While there she worked at mixed animal clinic and cheered the Dawgs on at as many football games as possible.
For veterinary school, she moved with her horse Sammy to Fort Collins, Colorado to pursue her passion at Colorado State University. Throughout her four years she was actively involved in many clubs including Treasurer of the Student Chapter of AAEP (SCAAEP) and Marketing Director of the Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA).
She is excited to be here in Virginia this year as a veterinary intern. She plans to work mostly on the equine side, but is also interested in small animal medicine. You may see her on occasion at the Piedmont Equine Practice Small Animal Hospital. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and doing outdoor activities including: riding, hiking, running, and snowboarding.