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

    Bio coming soon!

  • Jennifer Yelden

    Jennifer has been with Parkview since April 2012. She received her Bachelors degree in Animal Science from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in May 2010. After two years of applying for vet school Jennifer decided to continue working in vet clinics and was very happy to find Parkview. She loves the opportunity to work in all aspects of the clinic including client communication, patient treatment, and website maintenance.

    Jennifer lives in her hometown of Seward with her cat Hank. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her fiancé Ryan and working on his family farm or helping with his mowing business. She also spends her time playing in her church's handbell choir, going on mission trips, and spending time with family and friends. 

  • 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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