Dr. Podojil joined Brightwood Animal Hospital as an associate veterinarian in 2010. Prior to joining Brightwood, she was an emergency veterinarian at Animal Emergency Clinic Northeast and a veterinarian for the Lake County Humane Society. She is a member in good standing of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association and The Ohio State University Veterinary Alumni Society. Dr. Podojil is a member of the American Pointer Club, the Ohio Hall of Fame Pointer Club, the Border Terrier Club of America, and the Border Terrier Club of Central Ohio. She participates in conformation and performance events, breed education and rescue, and health advocacy of purebred dogs.
Dr. Podojil received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 2002. She is a member of Phi Zeta, the national honor society of veterinary medicine, and was honored for co-designing a new logo for The Ohio State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Bond-Centered Education and Practice Program.
Additionally, she received her Juris Doctor, with the distinction of summa cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University in 1993. Dr. Podojil served as an assistant prosecuting attorney with the Geauga County Prosecutor's Office where she represented the Geauga County Department of Human Services in child abuse, neglect, and dependency cases. She was graduated from Hiram College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with the distinction of summa cum laude, in 1990.