Jay Stefanacci, VMD
Joseph Domenic Stefanacci, VMD, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Radiology, resides in Southport, NC, was raised in Pittsburgh, PA and attended the Pennsylvania State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978. He graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine in 1983 and worked in small animal private practices for six years in Philadelphia, Pa. He then completed a three-year residency in radiology, ultrasound and alternate imaging in 1992 at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and became Board certified in radiology in 1993.
He accepted a position as staff radiologist and radiology department supervisor at the Animal Medical Center in July 1992. He served in that capacity and as Director of Education at the Center until May 2002. As clinical radiologist he oversaw all hospital imaging procedures, including diagnostic radiography, fluoroscopy, abdominal ultrasound, nuclear medicine, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. He performed and interpreted all procedures daily and taught students, interns and residents in the clinics and during daily rounds. He also sat on the intern selection committee for five years, helping to interview and select candidates for intern classes.
He has lectured both domestically and internationally about radiology, ultrasound and alternate imaging. Currently he has a private veterinary imaging consultation business, working with multiple specialty hospitals in the New York tri-state area. He was co-founder of, and partner in, a teleradiology imaging business, Shadowsmiths,LLC, along with 3 other board-certified veterinary radiologists. He serves on the board of Advanced Veterinary Technologies (AVT), a full-service MRI company, and is a founding partner of Pulse Vet Imaging LLC.
His professional interests include abdominal and cardiac ultrasound and alternate imaging, i.e. CT and MRI. Dr. Stefanacci is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association, and the American College of Veterinary Radiology. He holds licenses to practice veterinary medicine in five states.
Jennifer Schneiderman, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Schneiderman received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree at Ross University in 2009 before moving back home to Long Island, New York where she completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists in March 2010.
After that, she completed a three-year residency in Cardiology at Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists in July 2013 and then stayed on there as a Staff Cardiologist until June 2014. Then, as a board-certified Veterinary Cardiologist, Dr. Schneiderman worked at a private practice in New Jersey until recently switching her career to full time telemedicine.
Beth Whitney, DVM, DACVIM
Beth Whitney graduated from Colorado State University in 1999. She then went on to complete a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and then an internal medicine residency also at AMC. After completing her residency she started working at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, CT where she has been for the past 15 years.
She loves all aspects of internal medicine including endocrine disease, gastrointestinal, pulmonary and hepatic disease, and is particularly interested in renal disease.
Brian Pepe (RDMS, RDCS, ARMRIT, CVT) is one of two founding members of Pulse Vet Imaging LLC. Brian has worked in the veterinary field for 12 years. His interest in mobile radiology and telemedicine services began in 2002 when he worked for a small, one doctor clinic in Maui, HI. He was exposed to the full complement of veterinary ultrasound and MRI technology while working at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ.
In addition to being formally educated, Brian honed his skills at the Veterinary MRI and Radiotherapy Center in Clifton, NJ. Brian hopes that Pulse Vet Imaging will become a national model for mobile radiology and telemedicine services. More importantly, he hopes it will better serve the needs of veterinarians, pets, and pet-owners in the greater Bucks County area. He resides in Newtown, PA, where the business is based, and is a veteran of the US Army.