Dr. Parkman holds a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and attended Drexel University for post-graduate studies in nutrition. Prior to attending veterinary school, she worked in the Intensive Care Unit at the Veterinary Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Parkman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Dr. Parkmans professional interests include internal medicine, critical care medicine, nutrition, and behavior. Her personal interests include yoga, cooking, gardening, geocaching, and spending time with family, friends, and pet chickens. She currently resides in Willistown Township with her husband, two children, crazy dog, and a family cat who spends much of her time inside the leg of their air hockey table.