Dr. Erica Periman grew up in Evanston, Illinois, attended Beloit College and graduated from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. She spent over two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South America where she started the first free spay/neuter clinic in the Galapagos Islands in conjunction with the Charles Darwin Station. After practicing in Jackson, Wyoming for many years, Dr. Periman moved back to Evanston in 2008 with her fabulous family.
Dr. Periman is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) as well as holding veterinary licenses in Illinois, Colorado and Wyoming. Her volunteer work includes working at a free spay/neuter clinic in Mexico every year through the non-profit organization VIDAS. Among the more obvious interests she has in veterinary medicine and surgery, she has strong interests in education, volunteerism and the human-animal bond.