– Electronic Medical Record System (EMRS) and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) project manager for the University of Georgia for the past five years, Jeff has actively been involved with the products for seven years. His strong leadership has allowed the college to implement new modules, support process adoption, develop interfaces to external application components, and integrate business units into the EMRS / LIMS product solution. He has also served on the EMRS / LIMS executive committee for the past 3 years. Jeff’s success is based on the functional expertise he has gained working in a variety of veterinary and laboratory management environments. Paired with keen technical insights, he is able to bridge the gap that often exists between the business and usability requirements of end users and the technical and support needs of the information technology professional. Jeff Duke, Project Manager
EMRS / LIMS Project Manager Role for UGA since 2005, and has worked with the EMRS / LIMS since 2003. He has also served as president of the EMRS / LIMS User Group for the past three years. He has been instrumental supporting the EMRS / LIMS for the Diagnostic Laboratory and Teaching Hospital so they may implement new business processes and functionality into the EMRS / LIMS. Jeff has also migrated the University of Georgia’s Tifton, Georgia based Diagnostic Laboratory and other sub-labs into the EMRS / LIMS.
Shauna Corsaro, Program Coordinator - Shauna joined the VetView development team in 2016 with a wealth of experience in veterinary medicine and business management. Clinically trained, with an in-depth understanding of hospital operations and workflows; possessing strong interest and experience in organizational development. Previous roles have included Regional Manager for national veterinary corporation, as well as, Human Resource Manager and interim Director for a large specialty medicine and critical care hospital in Atlanta. Specializing in the creation and implementation of operating procedures, training programs, she has successfully managed multiple merger and acquisition teams, in addition to, serving as project manager for the subsequent system conversions. Throughout her career she has gained proficiency in multiple, widely utilized veterinary practice management software platforms: DVMax, AviMark, SpecVet, VetTech, ImproMed, Cornerstone & VetView. Shauna’s major focus on the VetView team is business development, client relations, implementation and strategic planning.
Stuart Kimbell, Application Developer – Stuart has been a developer of web applications utilizing open source tools for over ten years. Java has been his primary programming language. Throughout his career, Stuart has been a part of developing and deploying over ten web applications supporting the University of Georgia.
Stuart has worked at UGA for all of his 15-year professional career. He began his career working for UGA’s Enterprise Information Technology Services (EITS) in a department known as Administrative Information Systems (AIS). It was at AIS that Stuart was a part of several large production web applications. During his six years at AIS he was a vital player in developing web applications supporting UGA’s payroll system (ePayroll), accounts payable (eCheck Request) and accounting (Personnel Activity Reports – ePAR). Stuart was the lead developer on the University’s Emergency Alert System known as UGAalert; overseeing this project from its initial design to campus deployment.
In 2007, Stuart was hired by the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education to develop a number of web applications supporting the University’s conference center and hotel. At the Georgia Center, he developed and deployed six production web applications in his nearly 4 years of employment. The applications he developed included a new hotel reservation website, conference registration website, and Independent and Distance Learning course registration application.
Jevon Maynard, Application Developer – (bio pending)
Rick Eggleston, Business/Application Analyst - With a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Kansas State University and additional study in mechanical engineering, business administration and accounting, Rick has a diverse education background which has always had a significant focus on technology. After working as a landscape architect and being mostly self-taught in software development, he entered the field as a consultant and developer then progressed into software design and project management.
With more than 15 years of experience as a consultant in software development, Rick has worked in a variety of industries including timeshare management, employee background verification and information management, employer health services and management, health insurance, and credit reporting. In these positions, he was responsible for building and supporting applications for employee background verification, property management and accounting, web portals for BCBS and Experian, electronic medical records management (EMR), and billing and collections. His roles in software development specifically have included developer, technical manager, project manager, and business analyst.
Rick joined the VetView team in October 2013, with insight into the world of veterinary medicine from his twin brother Dr. Randy Eggleston who is an Clinical Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Large Animal Medicine.
Since moving to Athens in 2013, Rick has become an avid cyclist, riding many long-distance rides of up to 100 miles per day, for two days in a row.
Apart from technology, Rick’s interests include reading, camping, mountain biking, road cycling, photography, woodworking, and the art of baking bread. He also worked as a firefighter and emergency medical technician for many years while in high school and college.
Cathy Allison, Business/Application Analyst - Cathy originally majored in English at the University of Georgia with the intent of writing software manuals, but it took more than a decade in the marketing world to come back around to IT marketing and from there, a plunge more directly into tech support. She previously worked as a medical network technician for TTS in Athens, while working toward her Master in Business Technology through Terry College of Business. She fell in love with business analysis and after graduation, worked at Plum Creek Timber Company in Athens as an IT analyst for internal real estate and leasing applications. She joined the VetView team in 2016 as a business analyst, inspired to work here partly due to the insights of her best friend, a graduate of the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine, as well as her positive experiences with the VTH's neurology department when her cat developed epilepsy in 2015.
In 2018, Cathy completed her PMI-PBA (Professional Business Analyst) certification through the Project Management Institute. She also has previous certifications in ITIL Foundations and CAPM.
Cathy is currently the staff adviser for the anime club at the university, and enjoys reading and writing science fiction.
Andrew Hanneman - Client Support - (Bio pending)
Product User Group
The Product User Group is a customer-based group that:
- Provides a community forum for the redesign process and for the design of new functional components
- Sets the priorities of the project issues and enhancements
- Participates in a community forum for questions and answers
- Shares experiences
- Serves as a resource for feature adoption and setup
The Steering Committee is an administrative and accountability reporting entity that oversees:
- Hiring new staff
- Office space setup and maintenance
- Fiscal reporting
Steering Committee members:
- Dr. Gary Baxter – Committee Chair and Director for The UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital
- Ron Stewart – Administrator, The UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital
- Dr. Keith Harris – Department Head, Department of Veterinary Pathology, which includes the Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories
- Matt Blankenship – Director of Information Technology Services, UGA College of Veterinary Medicine