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ABQ BioPark Announces Interim Head Veterinarian

The ABQ BioPark is pleased to announce Dr. Carol Bradford as the interim head veterinarian.

09/01/2016 - The ABQ BioPark is pleased to announce Carol Bradford as interim head veterinarian. Dr. Bradford will provide strong leadership during this time of transition following the departure of Dr. Ralph Zimmerman, who recently accepted a position as New Mexico state veterinarian after seven years as head veterinarian at the ABQ BioPark.


Dr. Bradford received her doctorate in veterinary medicine, cum laude, from Ohio State University in 2002. She has worked as associate veterinarian at the ABQ BioPark since December 2010. Dr. Bradford previously held veterinary positions at the Potawatomi Zoo in Indiana, and Bay Ridge Animal Hospital and Harford Emergency Veterinary Services in Maryland.  She was a veterinary resident at the Maryland Zoo. While in North Carolina, Dr. Bradford  held positions as the associate veterinarian at Avian and Exotic Animal Care and Banfield, The Pet Hospital of Raleigh. She is an active member of several professional organizations and has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications.


Details for the permanent position will be announced soon.