Dr. Maria Killos has joined the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine as an assistant professor of anesthesiology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences.

Killos comes to the college from the University of Minnesota, where she served as an instructor of comparative anesthesiology for the last two years. She also taught and supervised both technicians and students on proper administration of anesthesia.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Killos join our faculty,” said Dr. Greg Daniel, head of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. “She brings exceptional experience in anesthesiology to our team.”

Killos’ new position will involve the clinical care of patients in both the small and large animal hospitals. She will participate in teaching clinical rotations and lectures and will be actively involved in veterinary research.

Killos is a 2009 diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists. She completed her residency in comparative anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota in 2008.

She received both her master of science and doctor of veterinary medicine degrees from the University of Minnesota. She completed her bachelor’s degree in management science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 Written by Rachel McDonnell of Virginia Beach, Va., a graduate student in the Department of Communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.