Jennifer Hatzel

Clinical Sciences

ERL Equine Reproduction Laboratory

About Jennifer

Jennifer Noelle Hatzel is originally from Katy, Texas and attended Texas Tech University for three years prior to an early acceptance into veterinary school. Her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine is from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. Upon graduation, she completed an equine internship in Ocala, Florida and neonatal intensive care fellowship in Lexington, Kentucky. Following these career developmental experiences, she obtained a Master of Science from the University of Florida and completed a residency program in theriogenology from Colorado State University. Upon board certification with the American College of Theriogenologists in 2013, she began focusing on equine assisted reproduction at CSU and joined the faculty in 2017. Her research interests include in-vitro embryo production, particularly with postmortem ovaries, and novel biomedical devices for the use of reproductive manipulation in the mare. Her free time is spent on managing a small farm she shares with her husband, three children, and a menagerie of animals.