Charity Uman
Veterinarian & Emergency/Critical Care Department Head M.S., DVM
Dr. Uman obtained a Master of Science degree in Animals and Public Policy from the Cumming Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine Center, Center for Animals and Public Policy. She received her DVM from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and has been in practice since 2010.

After graduation, she completed a clinical internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA. While there, she received the Sharon Drellich Memorial Award for exhibiting a high level of professionalism, collegiality, and compassion.

Dr. Uman is involved in many aspects of veterinary medicine, having worked in general medicine, emergency medicine, and non-profit animal facilities. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society, International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition, Association of Avian Veterinarians, National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association, and Connecticut State Animal Response Team. She has also responded to a handful of oil spills as a previous member of the Louisiana State Animal Response Team and Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research Oil Spill Response Team.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her rescue animals Kona and Boston, or enjoying the outdoors all year round via trail running or snow-shoeing.