Amanda Corr is a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist who was born and raised in New Jersey. Her undergraduate degree is a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Lafayette College. Before applying to veterinary school, she spent two years working at a major pharmaceutical company in Vaccine Operations.
Amanda graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. There, she was selected to receive a full tuition and living expenses scholarship by the Bernice Barbour Foundation. She is the only graduate of that school ever granted this prestigious honor; the largest scholarship ever awarded to a student at the school. While at fourth year student at Penn, she was also the recipient of the American Animal Hospital Association Student Achievement Award. During veterinary school, Amanda spent her summers working at MVA.
In 2007, Amanda completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Tennessee School of Veterinary Medicine. Following her internship, Amanda returned to the University of Pennsylvania for a three-year residency in comparative veterinary ophthalmology. During her residency, Amanda was the recipient of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Vision for Animals Foundation grant for her research on canine inherited retinal disease.
Amanda has been working at MVA since 2010 and is genuinely interested in all medical and surgical aspects of veterinary ophthalmology. She is a member of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Amanda feels honored to have the expertise and opportunity to preserve and restore vision in animals, relieve animals of discomfort, and provide peace of mind to their worried families.