Dr. Peterman has recently joined PVAH in 2019, is originally from Maryland. She received her bachelor's degree in Biotechnology at James Madison University. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Virginia-Maryland-Regional-College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2019, She worked at a small animal clinic in Maryland throughout high school, college, and part of vet school. She externed at several rural mixed animal practices, and at a small animal rehabilitation clinic. Dr. Peterman has an interest in acupuncture, rehabilitation, soft tissue surgery, and preventive medicine. She loves hiking, bouldering, kayaking, and baking when she isn't in the clinic.