Meet the friendly staff at Parkview Animal Hospital!

  • Kristen James LVT

    Kristen started at Parkview in January 2011. Kristen was born in Grand Island raised in Brookings South Dakota until her family moved to Lincoln when she was six. She received her Associate of Arts from Southeast Community College before attending the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. There she received her Bachelors in Fisheries and Wildlife with an emphasis in zoo animal care and rehabilitation. Kristen graduated from Penn Foster's Veterinary Technician program in September 2017.

    Fishing, camping, and jet skiing are some of Kristen's favorite ways to spend her time away from the clinic. She also enjoys cooking or spending time with her two dogs, Ruca, a catahoula leopard dog mix and Avery Jo, a black lab. Kristen has one older sister, Brenna, who lives in San Diego, CA where she is a 911 operator.

  • Linda Bowers, LVT

    Linda is a licensed veterinary technician (LVT) and joined Parkview Animal Hospital in September 2019. Linda was born and raised in the small Northeast Nebraska community of Decatur and currently resides in Lincoln.  She attended Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, NE where she earned her degree to become an LVT and soon after she received her Bachelors in Veterinary Technology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

    Linda joined our team with twelve years of experience as a licensed veterinary technician as well as spending nine of those years with the Lincoln Children's Zoo.

    Linda shares her home with her dog Jayda, a Bernese Mountain Dog x Great Pyrenees and Julian, a cat she bottle raised since a week old!  She enjoys going to the gym, doing fun runs, cooking, watching Husker volleyball, and attending events with Jayda.  Linda has two older sisters that reside in Lincoln and her mom lives back home in Decatur, NE.

  • Laura Dismuke

    Laura began working at Parkview Animal Hospital in November of 2017. She was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. Laura attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated with a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife. She previously worked for two years in the veterinary field before starting her education. Laura is the proud momma of a seven year old son named Bradley, a Maltese mix named Rex, and a Tortoiseshell cat named Callie. In her spare time Laura enjoys gardening, traveling with her son, reading, and enjoying the many fun family activities that Lincoln has to offer.  

  • Annalisa Stevens

    Annalisa started as a Receptionist at Parkview in August of 2017. She was born in Minnesota, but has spent most of her life in Lincoln, NE. She attended Concordia University in Seward where she studied History and minored in Physics. Annalisa has had a lifelong love of animals. She grew-up with mostly cats. She currently has one dog, a Siberian husky named Cosmo and a cat named Sophie.

    Outside of work, Annalisa volunteers at Hyde Observatory where she is the volunteer coordinator and serves on the Hyde board of Supervisors. She also enjoys reading and crafting in her down time. In 2016, she married Ricky Stevens, who serves in the Nebraska Air Guard and is the son of Jennifer Hoover.

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7:30 am-6:00 pm


7:30 am-6:00 pm


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