Michelle Lawson is originally from the Chicago area and is formerly an environmental chemist. She relocated to Oregon to pursue her degree in veterinary medicine at Oregon State University. Dr. Lawson graduated in 1997 and practiced veterinary medicine in Portland for 15 years. She was a resident of Chico, California for a few years before joining the SF SPCA team in 2016. Dr. Lawson is a practitioner at the Pacific Heights Feline Wellness Center where she focuses her passion for feline medicine and well being.
She enjoys floating home living, being outdoors on two feet or two wheels, and lounging with her orange cats.