Dr. Gail Henry


Dr. Gail Henry is grateful to have found a home for her new business in the Evanston community. Previous to opening her own practice, Dr. Henry was an associate at Hyde Park Animal Hospital and has been practicing veterinary medicine since 2010. While studying, she took full advantage of the opportunity to travel abroad, earning her degree at the Royal Veterinary College of London. She also got the opportunity to work on various farms and intern at the Audubon Zoo while living and studying in England. In her free time, Dr. Henry enjoys spending time with her family and her own pets, Franklin and Alexandra.

Dr. Stefanie Altneu

Associate Veterinarian


Valerie Papuga

Clinic Manager & Veterinarian Technician

Valerie has been working in the veterinary field since 2002 when she started working as a kennel caretaker at her local veterinary clinic while in highschool. In her spare time, Valerie enjoys hiking, traveling around the world, and volunteering with various animal organizations in the Chicago area and spay/neuter campaigns in Central and South America. Valerie and her husband share two dogs, a Pomeranian named Kahlua and a Puggle named Lilly, a beastly 18lb cat named Diego, and Leaf – a foster kitten from Evanston Animal Shelter that decided to make them his permanent family.  

Darryl Elliott

Veterinarian Technician


Maya Jonas

Veterinarian Assistant

Maya graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelors degree in cell biology and physiology. During her time as an undergrad she volunteered at the Evanston Animal Shelter and gained experience throughout the veterinary field shadowing at various practices. She’s overjoyed to be a part of our team here at Evanston Animal Hospital while she works towards her dream of becoming a veterinarian herself. Maya has a very stubborn turtle named Oogway and a crazy little kitten named Jelly Bean aka Jelly, Bean, Beanie Bop Bop, Jel, Jela, Jelly Belly, Scraps, Scrappy, Boop, Beanie Boop, Nugget, Chicken Nugget.

Emeka cosmas Uchegbu

Veterinarian Technician

Popularly known as “Cos”, Emeka cosmas Uchegbu is a veterinarian in Nigeria and graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Eastern Nigeria. He currently works as a technician pending when he’s done with his licensing exams, Cos has been privileged to work with both small and large animals and has a passion for research with the purpose of enhancing veterinary practice. Cos loves video games, soccer, basketball for leisure, and loves his family.

Katherine Quin

Customer Service Representative

Katherine has been working in the veterinary field for five years. Being born and raised on a dairy farm in Mississippi, she has had a life filled with animals for as long as she can remember. She has her Masters in Theatre History and Criticism from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. When not loving on every animal she meets, Katherine serves as Dramaturg and Literary Manager for Chicago based Shakespeare troop, Odd’s Bodkins. She loves all types of animals, but Boston Terriers and any animals with squishy faces are her favorite. 

Sabrina Ruazol

Veterinarian Assistant

Sabrina started off shadowing for the Evanston Animal Hospital last summer as a pre-veterinary student to learn from Dr. Henry. She’s a student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign majoring in Molecular Cellular Biology. Her animal experience before EAH was studying abroad in South Africa in Kruger National Park for wildlife; working and learning in animal rehabilitation centers and game capture treatment. Sabrina and her family have three cats and two dogs in total. A Havanese named Tookie, a grey tabby named Jasper, a black siamese mix named Khaleesi, and a brown tabby named Luna. The newest member of the family is her chihuahua mix, Mushu.

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