1990 - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island
1986 - BS Animal Science, University of Guelph
After graduating from veterinary college, Dr Charbonneau spent 10 years involved in general surgery, preventive medicine, behavior counseling, and diagnostics and treatments related to dermatology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, internal medicine, and emergency patients in a companion animal veterinary practice. In 2000, she began a ten-year focus on emergency medicine and surgery and completed a one-year term teaching equine locomotor diseases to students of massage therapy. She has continued her clinical work in general companion animal practice since that time, while also completing editing assignments for Edanz. Her experience in emergency medicine includes critical care of trauma patients and patients in cardiac, liver, and renal failure; infectious disease, resuscitation and transfusion medicine; neurological and endocrine emergencies; as well as surgical correction of gastric dilatation and volvulus, ruptured splenic masses, gastrointestinal foreign bodies, bullet wounds, fractures, and wound repair. Currently, Dr Charbonneau works as a relief veterinarian, and has an interest in clinically-focused communication.
A member of the American Medical Writers Association, Dr Charbonneau is an experienced editor of clinical manuscripts in human and veterinary sciences related to both medicine and surgery. Since joining Edanz Group as a freelance editor in 2011, she has completed more than 1000 editing and related jobs in a wide variety of medical and surgical fields.