Racquel Oakley, DVM
Dr. Racquel Oakley is the newest addition to the Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery as a Clinical Instructor. She obtained her D.V.M. at the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), University of the West Indies, St. Augustine in 2021 then took on the role of Clinical Teaching Assistant at the SVM. Throughout her time there, she had the opportunity to practice as a 1st line veterinarian, do surgeries as well as conduct skills sessions and coordinate final year students on rotations. Her research interests include Food Animal Nutrition, Alternative and Holistic Medicine and Periparturient diseases in ruminants.
When she’s not busy with patients, she can be found catching up on the season’s animes, eating and/or enjoying the beach. She’s from the beautiful island of Jamaica but loves to learn and enjoy other cultures and most importantly, try their dishes.