Jennifer Lysz, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Jennifer Lysz, our Chief of Staff, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 2000 at Tufts University. After completing her undergraduate studies, Dr. Lysz attended North Carolina State University of Veterinary Medicine and received a DVM degree in 2007.
Dr. Lysz believes in the importance of client education and fostering a strong relationship with her patients and clients. Her special veterinary interests include internal medicine and preventive care.
When not practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Lysz enjoys traveling, live music, yoga and hiking. She has three dogs including Maggie, a Catahoula mix, Sydney, an Australian Cattle Dog mix, and Eli, a Border Collie mix - all shelter rescues.
Ilene Segal, DVM
Dr. Ilene Segal is a native of Newton, Massachusetts, and graduated from Newton South High School in 1979. She attended the University of New Hampshire where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Zoology in 1983; she is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. After completing her undergraduate studies, Dr. Segal attended Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and received a DVM degree in 1987. She served a two-year term as the President of the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association, and is a member of the Veterinary Services Team for the State of Massachusetts Animal Response Team which participates in emergency and disaster preparedness.
After working for almost a decade as an associate veterinarian in various local veterinary hospitals, Dr. Segal established Parkway Veterinary Hospital in 1996. Over the years, the positive feedback and expressions of satisfaction which Dr. Segal and her staff have received from their clients have made her work all the more rewarding and worthwhile.
Amanda O'Shea, DVM
Dr. Amanda O’Shea grew up in Mansfield, Massachusetts and attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for undergrad. Later, she earned a DVM degree from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. O'Shea has special veterinary interests in internal medicine and pain management.
Dr. O’Shea has three rescue dogs, Lily, Penny and Zoey and is a huge advocate for animal rescue groups – she even fosters homeless animals! In her spare time, Dr. O'Shea enjoys hiking, running, camping, cooking, and traveling.
David Tubman, DVM
Dr. David Tubman is from Framingham, Massachusetts and studied Molecular Biology at Michigan University. He holds a master's degree in Public Health from Harvard. In 2005, he graduated from Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine. Later, Dr. Tubman completed an internship at Georgia Veterinary Specialist.
His veterinary areas of interest include senior pet wellness, preventive care, dermatology and internal medicine. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids. They share their home with two dogs Cooper, a shelter rescue, and LuLu, a Bichon, along with their spunky fuzzy feline named, Mike. You will find Dr. Tubman hitting the slopes during the winter time, and kicking a soccer ball during the summer. He also enjoys playing with his two young children Joseph and Abigail.
Jenna Breslin, DVM
Dr. Jenna Breslin is from Brookline, Massachusetts. She attended Lafayette College where she studied Biology; she graduated with Honors in Biology in 2006. Dr. Breslin attended University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and received a DVM degree in 2010. Her veterinary interests include preventative care, dermatology and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Breslin is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association. She is a Fear Free certified practitioner and is USDA accredited.
Aside from her veterinary profession, Dr. Breslin has two young children, Lucas and Connor. She enjoys spending time with her kids, husband, and playing with her terriers, Bella and Brody.
Celia Friedman Cowan, DVM
Dr. Celia Friedman Cowan grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire and currently resides in Somerville, Massachusetts. She received an undergraduate degree from Colby College and earned a DVM degree from the University of Missouri. Prior to joining the Parkway Veterinary Hospital team, Dr. Friedman Cowan practiced in Madison, Wisconsin. Her special interests include cardiology and preventive surgery.
In her spare time, Dr. Friedman Cowan enjoys hiking, running, skiing, knitting, reading, and eating good food. She also shares her home with Mabel, a miniature poodle mix.