Rene Scalf

Veterinary Teaching Hospital

C103 VTH

(970) 297-5309

About Rene

Rene has been involved with veterinary medicine for over 20 years. She received her Veterinary Technician Specialty in Emergency/Critical Care in 1998 and has remained active within the Academy ever since serving as the Chair of both Exam Committee and Appeals Committee, as well as involvement with the Board of Regents as a Member at Large and the position of President. She has been included in “Who’s Who of American Women”, “Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Nursing and Healthcare”, and “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare”. She has been featured as the Cover Technician in the Veterinary Technician Journal. She was a recipient of the Jack L Mara Memorial Lecture Award in 2009 which is presented annually to a person eminent in the field of technician accomplishment. It honors a technician who has the respect of the veterinary and technician communities, strong scientific and academic credentials, and a career that demonstrates professional growth and leadership.


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Colorado, 1987Assoc. of Applied Science: Veterinary Technology, Bel Rea Institute of Animal, Denver, Colorado, 1990


1990, Certified Veterinary Technician, Colorado
1998, Veterinary Technician Specialist
Academy of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Technicians


2006 Canine Traumatic Injury, Sticks, Bullets and Arrows in The NAVTA Journal, Winter 2006, pg 37-42, NAVTA publishing. (Peer Reviewed)2004 AVECCT Study Guide, book, VLS Publishing 2002 Electrocardiography, chapter in “The Veterinary ICU Book”, Teton Publishing

Research Specialty

Small Animal Exclusive/Predominant (including pet exotics)