Jan Rosen, DVM
Dr. Jan Rosen, our Medical Director, attended Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. She has over 25 years experience, practicing in a small animal hospital for 16 years, then working for the Washington Animal Rescue League, serving as Medical Director for the past 10 years. In her spare time she loves reading and gardening and has a beloved and perfect shelter dog, Ruby, and two beloved shelter cats, Hattie and Footie. Dupont Veterinary Clinic is extremely proud and lucky to have her knowledge, surgical skill, and leadership qualities guiding our team of doctors.
Amanda Blalock, DVM
Dr. Blalock attended University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, she excelled while performing a year long rotating internship at the teaching and emergency referral Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, DC. Following her year long tutelage under multiple board certified specialists, Dr. Blalock put her knowledge and experience into practice as an emergency doctor at a specialty hospital in California. Dupont Veterinary Clinic was excited to add her to the team after she moved back to D.C. in 2016. When not at work, Dr. Blalock enjoys hiking with her dogs and husband, trying new restaurants, and sewing. She has two incredible shelter rescued dogs: Jade, who is a gentle, loving Dane mix, and Bentley, who is a goofy but lovable bully mix. Last, but certainly not least, is the calming influence in her life, Leo, the painted turtle.
Seth Mavrich, DVM
Dr. Mavrich, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, completed his undergraduate degree of Animal Sciences at Pennsylvania State University. After graduation, he worked as a veterinary technician at AVETS (veterinary emergency referral center) for a year before beginning veterinary school. In 2013, he graduated from the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He worked as a staff veterinarian at a hospital in Alexandria, VA before moving into Washington D.C. His diverse skill set and experience made him a welcome addition to the Dupont Veterinary team in 2015. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, running, hiking and watching all of his hometown Pittsburgh sports teams. He has his hands full with recently rescued Cooper, a lovable golden retriever puppy.
Dan Shillito, DVM, PhD
Dr. Shillito (“Dr. Dan”) is a graduate of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He refers to his choice to become a veterinarian as his “midlife crisis.” Prior to vet school, Dr. Dan worked as a Smithsonian Fellow at the National Zoo for which he obtained a PhD in Animal Behavior, later becoming the director of a zoo in Charleston, SC. After years of working in zoos and sanctuaries, Dr. Dan decided to go to vet school to more directly help animals. After graduating from Cornell, he spent years in private practice before becoming the staff veterinarian at the Washington Animal Rescue League, where he practiced shelter medicine for five years. His years of experience and many levels of expertise made him a prize addition to the Dupont Veterinary team in 2016. His main professional interests are surgery and chronic pain management.
Monique Jones, DVM
Dr. Jones was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her love of animals grew from having hamsters, a rabbit, and a dog as a child. She attended the University of California, Davis for her undergraduate degree while working part-time as a veterinary technician, then Tuskegee University for her veterinary degree. After graduating, she completed a one-year general practice internship, which included experience with overnight emergency medicine. Her love and care for pets since childhood gives her an appreciation for pets as extended members of the family. She looks forward to providing the most sensitive and professional care to clients and their pets. She has a black and white domestic medium hair cat named Cleo.
Sarah Babcock, DVM, JD
Dr. Babcock graduated from Michigan State University earning both a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and a Juris Doctor. She pursued a joint degree program to help her prepare to promote animal health and well being both in a clinical setting and also through advocacy and science policy. While she does not work full time at the Dupont Vet Clinic, she treasures the time she spends in the practice developing relationships with her patients and clients and her role in the human animal bond.
Her strong commitment to improve a veterinarian’s ability to deliver better care to patients by looking after their physical and emotional well-being motivated her to complete a training program and become a certified Fear Free professional. By incorporating techniques to help eliminate fear, anxiety, and stress related to veterinary visits she hopes to create a better and safer experience for the patient, client, and the veterinary health care team.
When she is not in the clinic, she is serves as an adjunct professor of One Health at Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine, leads an online school that provides continuing veterinary medical education to veterinary professionals, and volunteers with local, state, and national veterinary associations. She lives and plays in Washington, DC with her husband, 3 boys, and their dog Chloe.